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Panel skeptical of ban on body armor; Police want to keep bulletproof vests away from criminals
[Annapolis, MD]


March 16, 2001
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Panel skeptical of ban on body armor; Police want to keep bulletproof vests away from criminals
[Annapolis, MD]

M. Dion Thompson
March 14, 2001 Wednesday Final Edition
Copyright 2001 The Baltimore Sun CompanyAll Rights Reserved
The Baltimore Sun
March 14, 2001 Wednesday Final Edition

(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) -- Police agencies from across the state threw their support yesterday behind a bill to restrict the sale and possession of body armor, a measure that faces equally strong opposition from members of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee.

During yesterday's hearing in Annapolis, skeptical committee members questioned the necessity for the bill and expressed their concern that the proposed law would put an unnecessary burden on law-abiding citizens.

Full story: Panel skeptical of ban on body armor; Police want to keep bulletproof vests away from criminals
[Annapolis, MD]





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