Tuesday, April 13, 2010

7 states join suit over federal gun control

HELENA, Montana (AP) - The list of states joining the legal battle over federal gun control is growing.

A total of seven states filed "friend of the court" briefs by Monday's deadline to do so. And the Montana attorney general also is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit first filed by gun advocates in U.S. District Court in Missoula.

The legal fight is based on a law first passed in Montana that seeks to exempt guns made and sold within its borders from federal regulation.

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