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SB-659 and the AWB

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Gun bills may trigger split

By Brian DeBose
Feb 23 2004

The Senate will begin another debate on federal gun laws this week, and at least one issue may put it at odds with Republicans in the other chamber.

A Republican-led bill to immunize gun makers from wrongful-death claims is expected to hit the floor tomorrow, but Democrats and liberal Republicans will propose an amendment to extend the federal assault-weapons ban, possibly setting up a showdown with the House.
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Some of us are contacting our Senators and asking that S-659 be voted down rather than extend the AWB. We can come back next year with the exemption legislation.
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