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Fears about the future at New York gun maker

Employees at Remington plant in New York wonder if new regulations could hurt livelihoods.
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2013 03:20

The state of New York was the first to pass tougher gun regulations in the wake of the Newton, Connecticut shooting that left 26 people dead. But those who work in the weapons industry are anxious about their future.

Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from the town of Ilion, in upstate New York, home to a Remington manufacturing plant, where workers wonder if new regulations will hurt their livelihoods.

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