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December 3, 2013

Coble gun bill passes U.S. House

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Howard Coble that would add another 10 years to the life of a law that bans guns that can’t be spotted with metal detectors or airport X-ray machines. The 1988 law bans the kind of plastic weapons that are being made with 3D printing technology.

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