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March 24, 2000
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The National Rifle Association is “cheapening the memory” of the Holocaust by comparing gun safety measures proposed by President Clinton to Nazi Germany’s laws preventing Jews from owning guns, Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) said Thursday. Joined by Holocaust survivors, Lautenberg called on the NRA to remove from its Web site an article that claims “resistance to Nazi oppression was hampered by the lack of civilian arms possession.”

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