Senator withdraws challenge to federal power over guns


BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Firearms Freedom Act had but fleeting fame at the Louisiana Capitol today, as Sen. Robert Adleywithdrew the potentially controversial proposal before a Senate committee even discussed it.

Adley, R-Benton, blamed the state's bleak budget forecast for his decision, saying the state simply could not afford to assume the regulatory costs that Senate Bill 152 would have required.

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