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Sen. Don Shooter, R-Yuma, argues in favor of legislation Wednesday to make it a state felony for federal officials to try to enforce certain federal gun laws in Arizona. Shooter said there is a thousand years of precedent that makes county sheriffs the top law enforcement official, even trumping federal agents.  (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)

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Public Safety Committee draws line over gun laws

A Senate panel set the stage Wednesday for a confrontation between state and federal law enforcement over gun laws.