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Ruling to allow concealed weapons in National Parks would affect five Alaska areas

SITKA, ALASKA The Brady Campaign to prevent gun violence is suing to stop a last-second Bush administration change that would allow people to carry concealed, loaded guns in most National parks and wildlife refuges, including the Sitka National Historical Park.
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