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Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely holds an assault rifle shortly after President Obama called for tougher national gun laws following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December. Blakely said the new gun law passed during the last state legislative session gives him discretion on whether to issue a gun permit to someone who has a prior history of violent behavior or mental illness issues.

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