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Arizona gun shop won't sell assault weapon to Mark Kelly

Arizona gun shop won't sell assault weapon to Mark Kelly

A gun shop in Tucson, Ariz., has canceled an effort by retired astronaut Mark Kelly, an outspoken gun-control advocate, to buy a semiautomatic rifle as a way of demonstrating how easy it is to buy powerful weapons. Kelly, the husband of former Rep. Gabby Giffords, who was one of the targets of a mass shooting near Tucson on Jan. 8, 2011, had sought to purchase the Sig Sauer M400, a type of AR-15 assault weapon, to demonstrate how easy or hard it would be to buy such a rifle. Kelly and his wife have become active figures in current gun-control efforts after the shooting that left Giffords recovering from head wounds. Six people were killed and 13 injured in the attack by Jared Loughner, who...

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