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Maine governor says he backs right of all to carry guns

AUGUSTA, Maine — Governor Paul LePage drew cheers as he spoke to more than 100 people who turned out for a gun-rights rally outside the State House despite Friday’s snowstorm and bitterly cold temperatures.

‘‘While I’m your governor, they will not infringe on your rights,’’ LePage said. ‘‘The Constitution is very, very clear, and free people, law-abiding citizens, should have the ability to carry guns. That’s what keeps us safe and free.’’

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