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Coburn wants to tack pro-gun amendments onto Senate water bill

The Senate is scheduled to vote on the Water Resources Development Act on Wednesday, which authoritzes water projects by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. But Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., also wants to add two pro-gun amendments to the equation.

One of the amendments would allow people to carry guns at water resources development projects regulated by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, including outdoor recreational areas where guns are currently forbidden. The other amendment would require federal agencies to register guns and ammunition it owns, purchases or loses within a given year.

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