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This is why gun groups are up in arms over a hearing aid bill

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How does a hearing aid bill turn into a fight about gun rights? Have Elizabeth Warren as the lead legislative author, apparently.

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This is why gun groups are up in arms over a hearing aid bill

How does a hearing aid bill turn into a fight about gun rights? Have Elizabeth Warren as the lead legislative author, apparently.

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