Long-Range Fifty Caliber Sniper Weapons

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Document Date
1999-05-03
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15 pages
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Brief Executive Summary
The Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations of the House Committe on Government Reform conducted an investigation into Long-range fifty caliber Sniper weapons. The report found Long-range fifty caliber sniper weapons are widely available to the general public through specialized gun stores and the Internet. The investigation looked into this availability and the dangers posed by their availability. The investigation also found that there were no restrictions on the sales of second-hand fifty caliber weapons and no federal restrictions on minimum age of possession.
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