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Kennedy Urges Outlawing of Private Arsenals of Extremist Groups

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Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, N.Y. Dem., urged the Senate Juvenile Delinquency Subcommittee today to adopt legislation to outlaw private arsenals now in the hands of such extremist underground groups as the Ku Klux Klan, Minutemen, and American Nazi Party. He said that “at a minimum, all weapons in the possession of these organizations or members of these organizations should be registered. Further, all large-caliber heavy weapons should be removed from private hands. Private citizens have no need of anti-tank guns, mortars or machine guns.”

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