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AP-GfK poll finds clear divisions in views on gun limits

By RYAN J. FOLEY and LISA MARIE PANE
Associated Press

A new poll shows that Americans generally support some of the most often-proposed limits on gun ownership, including universal background checks and banning semi-automatic weapons...full story
updated 2016-07-23 08:22 PM
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AP-GfK poll finds clear divisions in views on gun limits
By RYAN J. FOLEY and LISA MARIE PANE
Associated Press

A new poll shows that Americans generally support some of the most often-proposed limits on gun ownership, including universal background checks and banning semi-automatic weapons....Fullstory

2016-07-23 08:22 PM

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