Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters voices his opinion on President Barack Obama's gun control plans during a news conference on Jan. 16, 2013. From Oregon to Mississippi, President Barack Obama's proposed ban on new assault weapons and large-capacity magazines struck a nerve among rural lawmen and lawmakers, many of whom vowed to ignore any restrictions, and even try to stop federal officials from enforcing gun policy in their jurisdictions. (AP Photo/The Medford Mail Tribune, Jamie Lusch)
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