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David Petronis of Mechanicville, N.Y., who owns a gun store, shows a handgun at his table during the annual New York State Arms Collectors Association Albany Gun Show at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.
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Students learn to fire their pistols at a class in Wallingford, Conn.
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A customer shops for a gun at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store in Tinley Park, Ill.
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Marine recruit India Phandis fires an M16 on the rifle range during boot camp in Parris Island, S.C.
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Students are viewed through a target at a class at a shooting range in Wallingford, Conn.
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A firearms retailer examines a Smith & Wesson hand gun at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade show in Las Vegas.
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Darci Lund carries an AR-15 at a gun rights rally and march at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City.
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Orion Webster, a former soldier who is no longer in the service, displays a Springfield M1 rifle along with other weapons as he attends a gun rights rally at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.
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Men win guns stand in a crowd outside of a Fairfax County government building in the hopes of winning two guns being raffled off for free by The Virginia Citizens Defense League in Annandale, Va.
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A customer looks over shotguns on display at the annual New York State Arms Collectors Association Albany Gun Show at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.
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A Miami police officer checks a shotgun that was turned in during a gun buy back event in Miami, Fla.
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Ken Burton is seen at the Richmond Gun Show. Burton moved from Australia to Frederick, Md., after his country passed laws banning guns.
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A man practices firing a pistol while taking an NRA Basic Pistol Course at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store in Tinley Park, Ill.
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A salesman at the National Armory gun store helps a customer as he looks to buy a National Armory AR-15 Battle Entry Assault Rifle in Pompano Beach, Fla.
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Students learn to fire pistols at a shooting range in Wallingford, Conn.
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Charles Brinton of Oregon looks at a SIG522 Commando rifle at the Sig Sauer booth at the National Shooting Sports Foundation's SHOT Show in Las Vegas.
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John Jackson, co-owner of Capitol City Arms Supply, talks about an AR-15 rifle for sale at his business in Springfield, Ill.
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Brett Nielsen fires an AR-15 rifle at the "Get Some Guns & Ammo" shooting range in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Retired policeman Ken Halterman holds an AK-47 with a 75 round clip during the Rocky Mountain Gun Show in Sandy, Utah.
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The Colt .38 revolver once owned by gangster Al Capone is displayed at Christie's auction house in London.
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Forensic scientist trainee Katie Carlson fires a rifle into the bullet recovery tank at the Virginia State Forensics lab in Richmond, Va.
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A Glock 37 .45 cal pistol sits on display at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas.
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People fire handguns at the "Get Some Guns & Ammo" shooting range in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Michael Reed, of Cedar Park, Texas, shoots an AR-15 rifle at Dragonman's firing range and gun dealer outside of Colorado Springs, Colo.
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A shell is ejected as Frankie McRae fires an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle at his Range 37 gun club in Bunnlevel, N.C.
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Marine recruit Angela Nowak fires on the rifle range during boot camp at Parris Island, S.C.
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A shell casing is ejected as ATF Supervisory Special Agent Eduardo Halley fires an AK-47 rifle at a Miami police firing range.
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A policeman holds an American manufactured AR-15 assault rifle in Kenner, La.
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Dan Tidwell and his son Thaddeus, wear their AR-15 rifles as they attend a gun rights rally at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.
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A row of different AR-15 style rifles are displayed for sale at the Firing-Line indoor range and gun shop in Aurora, Colo.
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