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    Durham considers backing effort to restrict "bullet" sales

    http://www.examiner.com/x-2698-Charl...ust-for-Durham

    http://www.wral.com/news/local/politics/story/4453061/

    Durham considers backing effort to restrict bullet sales
    Bullets

    Posted: Feb. 2 5:56 p.m.
    Updated: Feb. 2 7:14 p.m.

    Durham, N.C. — The City Council on Monday was to debate putting its support by an effort to require background checks on people trying to buy bullets.

    Such a restriction would require a change in state law, but some advocates said support from Durham could create the needed momentum to push a bill through the General Assembly.

    "We don't sell guns to criminals, so why are we letting them buy the bullets?" said Rev. Melvin Whitley, a community activist who has fought against gangs and crime in Durham for years.

    Whitley emphasized his point Monday by going to an intersection where a 14-year-old was hit by a bullet.

    "If you've never been robbed and you've never had somebody stick a gun in your face (or) you've never had a gun to go off near you, you probably won't understand this issue," he said.
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    Bill.Bell@durhamnc.gov
    Mayor Pro Tem:
    Cora.Cole-McFadden@durhamnc.gov

    City Council:
    farad.ali@durhamnc.gov
    Eugene.Brown@durhamnc.gov
    diane.catotti@durhamnc.gov
    Howard.Clement@durhamnc.gov
    mike.woodard@durhamnc.gov
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    Will we see a black market for ammo.

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    If I remember correctly, I saw an article in the paper a couple days ago that said it's not going to make it to the house.

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