Alabama — Gun Facts, Figures and the Law

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Alabama — Gun Facts, Figures and the Law

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StockpilesGun Numbers

Civilian Guns

Percentage of Adults Living in a Home With a Gun

In Alabama, the fraction of adults living in a household with a firearm is reported to be

2004: 52.01
2002: 57.22
2001: 51.73

Proportion of Households with Firearms

In Alabama, the percentage of households with one or more guns is reported to be 2004: 57.514

Gun Ownership by US State and Decade

In Alabama, the percentage of households with one or more guns is estimated to be

2001/2010: 70.95 6
1991/2000: 76.6
1981/1990: 79.1

ImpactsDeath and Injury

Total Number of Gun Deaths

In Alabama, annual deaths resulting from firearms total

2010: 7827
2009: 830
2008: 820
2007: 812
2006: 780
2005: 736
2004: 679
2003: 765
2002: 724
2001: 737
2000: 766
1999: 790

Rate of All Gun Deaths per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of all gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2010: 16.367
2009: 17.44
2008: 17.38
2007: 17.38
2006: 16.85
2005: 16.11
2004: 14.99
2003: 16.99
2002: 16.16
2001: 16.50
2000: 17.22
1999: 17.83

Homicides (any method)

In Alabama, annual homicides by any means total

2010: 3917
2009: 412
2008: 454
2007: 480
2006: 445
2005: 433
2004: 369
2003: 434
2002: 416
2001: 425
2000: 444
1999: 438

Rate of Homicide per 100,000 People (any method)

In Alabama, the annual rate of homicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2010: 8.187
2009: 8.66
2008: 9.62
2007: 10.27
2006: 9.61
2005: 9.48
2004: 8.14
2003: 9.64
2002: 9.29
2001: 9.51
2000: 9.98
1999: 9.89

Gun Homicides

In Alabama, annual firearm homicides total

2010: 2837
2009: 317
2008: 349
2007: 378
2006: 333
2005: 319
2004: 262
2003: 322
2002: 292
2001: 302
2000: 294
1999: 293

Rate of Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of firearm homicide per 100,000 population is

2010: 5.927
2009: 6.66
2008: 7.40
2007: 8.09
2006: 7.19
2005: 6.98
2004: 5.78
2003: 7.15
2002: 6.52
2001: 6.76
2000: 6.61
1999: 6.61

Handgun Homicides

In Alabama, according to figures from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI),8 annual handgun homicides total

2012: 19 10
2010: 112
2009: 196
2008: 241
2007: 262
2006: 226
2005: 206
2004: 137
2003: 185
2002: 168
2001: 199
2000: 129
1999: 11
1998: 169
1997: 251
1996: 265
1995: 309

Rate of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People

In Alabama, according to figures from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI),11 the annual rate of handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2012: 0.0212
2010: 2.34
2009: 4.12
2008: 5.11
2007: 5.61
2006: 4.88
2005: 4.51
2004: 3.02
2003: 4.11
2002: 3.75
2001: 4.49
2000: 2.90
1999: 0.25
1998: 0.38
1997: 5.75
1996: 6.12
1995: 7.19

Handgun Homicides (CDC)

In Alabama, according to figures from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),8 annual handgun homicides total

2010: 1413 10
2009: 28
2008: 31
2007: 37
2006: 26
2005: 30
2004: 34
2003: 36
2002: 44
2001: 32
2000: 29
1999: 37

Rate of Handgun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

In Alabama, according to figures from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),11 the annual rate of handgun homicide per 100,000 population is

2010: 0.00 Unreliable13 10
2009: 0.59
2008: 0.66
2007: 0.79
2006: 0.56
2005: 0.66
2004: 0.75
2003: 0.80
2002: 0.98
2001: 0.72
2000: 0.65
1999: 0.84

Long Gun Homicides

In Alabama, according to figures from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI),14 annual long gun homicides total

2012: 09 10
2010: 23
2009: 33
2008: 21
2007: 23
2006: 21
2005: 16
2004: 20
2003: 22
2002: 18
2001: 26
2000: 21
1999: 1
1998: 24
1997: 29
1996: 42
1995: 37

Rate of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

In Alabama, according to figures from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI),15 the annual rate of long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2012: 0.0012
2010: 0.48
2009: 0.69
2008: 0.45
2007: 0.49
2006: 0.45
2005: 0.35
2004: 0.44
2003: 0.49
2002: 0.40
2001: 0.58
2000: 0.47
1999: 0.02
1998: 0.54
1997: 0.66
1996: 0.97
1995: 0.86

Long Gun Homicides (CDC)

In Alabama, according to figures from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),14 annual long gun homicides total

2010: 1413 10
2009: 18
2008: 21
2007: 22
2006: 32
2005: 24
2004: 21
2003: 26
2002: 24
2001: 34
2000: 28
1999: 29

Rate of Long Gun Homicide per 100,000 People (CDC)

In Alabama, according to figures from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),15 the annual rate of long gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2010: 0.00 Unreliable13 10
2009: 0.00 Unreliable
2008: 0.45
2007: 0.47
2006: 0.69
2005: 0.53
2004: 0.46
2003: 0.58
2002: 0.54
2001: 0.76
2000: 0.63
1999: 0.65

Gun Homicides (Other)

In Alabama, according to figures from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI),16 annual firearm homicides (Other) total

2012: 09 10
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 1
2004: 1
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
1999: 1
1996: 1

Rate of Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People

In Alabama, according to figures from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI),17 the annual rate of firearm homicide (Other) per 100,000 population is

2012: 0.0012
2010: 0.00
2009: 0.00
2008: 0.00
2007: 0.00
2006: 0.00
2005: 0.02
2004: 0.02
2003: 0.00
2002: 0.00
2001: 0.00
1999: 0.02
1996: 0.02

Gun Homicides (Other) (CDC)

In Alabama, according to figures from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),16 annual firearm homicides (Other) total

2010: 25513 10
2009: 271
2008: 297
2007: 319
2006: 275
2005: 265
2004: 207
2003: 260
2002: 224
2001: 236
2000: 237
1999: 227

Rate of Gun Homicide (Other) per 100,000 People (CDC)

In Alabama, according to figures from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),17 the annual rate of firearm homicide (Other) per 100,000 population is

2010: 5.3413 10
2009: 5.70
2008: 6.29
2007: 6.83
2006: 5.94
2005: 5.80
2004: 4.57
2003: 5.77
2002: 5.00
2001: 5.28
2000: 5.33
1999: 5.12

Suicides (any method)

In Alabama, annual suicides by any means total

2010: 6797
2009: 673
2008: 604
2007: 592
2006: 580
2005: 535
2004: 541
2003: 521
2002: 514
2001: 512
2000: 583
1999: 555

Rate of Suicide per 100,000 People (any method)

In Alabama, the annual rate of suicide by any means per 100,000 population is

2010: 14.217
2009: 14.14
2008: 12.80
2007: 12.67
2006: 12.53
2005: 11.71
2004: 11.94
2003: 11.57
2002: 11.47
2001: 11.46
2000: 13.11
1999: 12.53

Gun Suicides

In Alabama, annual firearm suicides total

2010: 4547
2009: 479
2008: 424
2007: 396
2006: 400
2005: 369
2004: 375
2003: 399
2002: 381
2001: 387
2000: 427
1999: 435

Rate of Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of firearm suicide per 100,000 population is

2010: 9.507
2009: 10.07
2008: 8.99
2007: 8.47
2006: 8.64
2005: 8.07
2004: 8.28
2003: 8.86
2002: 8.50
2001: 8.66
2000: 9.60
1999: 9.82

Handgun Suicides

In Alabama, annual handgun suicides total

2010: 2913
2009: 60
2008: 49
2007: 57
2006: 43
2005: 54
2004: 53
2003: 54
2002: 56
2001: 65
2000: 80
1999: 94

Rate of Handgun Suicide per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of handgun suicide per 100,000 population is

2010: 0.6113
2009: 1.26
2008: 1.04
2007: 1.22
2006: 0.93
2005: 1.18
2004: 1.17
2003: 1.20
2002: 1.25
2001: 1.45
2000: 1.80
1999: 2.12

Long Gun Suicides

In Alabama, the number of long gun suicides is

2010: 3013
2009: 46
2008: 39
2007: 37
2006: 40
2005: 45
2004: 42
2003: 49
2002: 47
2001: 54
2000: 38
1999: 63

Rate of Long Gun Suicide per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of long gun suicide per 100,000 population is

2010: 0.6313
2009: 0.97
2008: 0.83
2007: 0.79
2006: 0.86
2005: 0.98
2004: 0.93
2003: 1.09
2002: 1.05
2001: 1.21
2000: 0.85
1999: 1.42

Gun Suicides (Other)

In Alabama, annual gun suicides (other) total

2010: 39513
2009: 373
2008: 336
2007: 302
2006: 317
2005: 270
2004: 280
2003: 296
2002: 278
2001: 268
2000: 309
1999: 278

Rate of Gun Suicide (Other) per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of gun suicide (other) per 100,000 population is

2010: 8.2613
2009: 7.84
2008: 7.12
2007: 6.46
2006: 6.85
2005: 5.91
2004: 6.18
2003: 6.57
2002: 6.21
2001: 6.00
2000: 6.95
1999: 6.28

Unintentional Gun Deaths

In Alabama, annual unintentional shooting deaths total

2010: 357
2009: 28
2008: 32
2007: 24
2006: 37
2005: 37
2004: 31
2003: 38
2002: 45
2001: 41
2000: 34
1999: 51

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death per 100,000 population is

2010: 0.737
2009: 0.59
2008: 0.68
2007: 0.51
2006: 0.80
2005: 0.81
2004: 0.68
2003: 0.84
2002: 1.00
2001: 0.92
2000: 0.76
1999: 1.15

Unintentional Handgun Deaths

In Alabama, annual unintentional shooting deaths by handgun total

2010: 0 Suppressed13
2009: 0 Suppressed
2008: 0 Suppressed
2007: 0 Suppressed
2006: 0 Suppressed
2005: 0 Suppressed
2004: 0 Suppressed
2003: 0 Suppressed
2002: 0 Suppressed
2001: 0 Suppressed
2000: 0 Suppressed
1999: 0 Suppressed

Rate of Unintentional Handgun Death per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by handgun per 100,000 population is

2010: 0.00 Unreliable13
2009: 0.00 Unreliable
2008: 0.00 Unreliable
2007: 0.00 Unreliable
2006: 0.00 Unreliable
2005: 0.00 Unreliable
2004: 0.00 Unreliable
2003: 0.00 Unreliable
2002: 0.00 Unreliable
2001: 0.00 Unreliable
2000: 0.00 Unreliable
1999: 0.00 Unreliable

Unintentional Long Gun Deaths

In Alabama, annual unintentional shooting deaths by long gun total

2010: 0 Suppressed13
2009: 0 Suppressed
2008: 0 Suppressed
2007: 0 Suppressed
2006: 0 Suppressed
2005: 0 Suppressed
2004: 0 Suppressed
2003: 0 Suppressed
2002: 0 Suppressed
2001: 0 Suppressed
2000: 0 Suppressed
1999: 0 Suppressed

Rate of Unintentional Long Gun Death per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by long gun per 100,000 population is

2010: 0.00 Unreliable13
2009: 0.00 Unreliable
2008: 0.00 Unreliable
2007: 0.00 Unreliable
2006: 0.00 Unreliable
2005: 0.00 Unreliable
2004: 0.00 Unreliable
2003: 0.00 Unreliable
2002: 0.00 Unreliable
2001: 0.00 Unreliable
2000: 0.00 Unreliable
1999: 0.00 Unreliable

Unintentional Gun Deaths (Other)

In Alabama, annual unintentional shooting deaths by firearm (other) total

2010: 3313
2009: 27
2008: 29
2007: 22
2006: 35
2005: 34
2004: 27
2003: 34
2002: 36
2001: 37
2000: 33
1999: 47

Rate of Unintentional Gun Death (Other) per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of unintentional shooting death by firearm (other) per 100,000 population is

2010: 0.6913
2009: 0.57
2008: 0.61
2007: 0.47
2006: 0.76
2005: 0.74
2004: 0.60
2003: 0.75
2002: 0.80
2001: 0.83
2000: 0.74
1999: 1.06

Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

In Alabama, annual shooting deaths in which the cause remains undecided total

2008: 147
2007: 13
2006: 8
2005: 6
2004: 9
2003: 5
2002: 6
2001: 7
2000: 9
1999: 8

Rate of Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of unknown-cause shooting deaths per 100,000 population is

2008: 0.307
2007: 0.28
2006: 0.17
2005: 0.13
2004: 0.20
2003: 0.11
2002: 0.13
2001: 0.16
2000: 0.20
1999: 0.18

Handgun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

In Alabama, annual deaths by handgun in which the cause remains undecided total

2010: 0 Suppressed13
2009: 0 Suppressed
2008: 0 Suppressed
2007: 0 Suppressed
2006: 0 Suppressed
2005: 0 Suppressed
2004: 0 Suppressed
2003: 0 Suppressed
2002: 0 Suppressed
2001: 0 Suppressed
2000: 0 Suppressed
1999: 0 Suppressed

Rate of Handgun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of unknown-cause handgun deaths per 100,000 population is

2010: 0.00 Unreliable13
2009: 0.00 Unreliable
2008: 0.00 Unreliable
2007: 0.00 Unreliable
2006: 0.00 Unreliable
2005: 0.00 Unreliable
2004: 0.00 Unreliable
2003: 0.00 Unreliable
2002: 0.00 Unreliable
2001: 0.00 Unreliable
2000: 0.00 Unreliable
1999: 0.00 Unreliable

Long Gun Deaths from Undetermined Cause

In Alabama, annual deaths by long gun in which the cause remains undecided total

2010: 0 Suppressed13
2009: 0 Suppressed
2008: 0 Suppressed
2007: 0 Suppressed
2006: 0 Suppressed
2005: 0 Suppressed
2004: 0 Suppressed
2003: 0 Suppressed
2002: 0 Suppressed
2001: 0 Suppressed
2000: 0 Suppressed
1999: 0 Suppressed

Rate of Long Gun Death from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of unknown-cause long gun deaths per 100,000 population is

2010: 0.00 Unreliable13
2009: 0.00 Unreliable
2008: 0.00 Unreliable
2007: 0.00 Unreliable
2006: 0.00 Unreliable
2005: 0.00 Unreliable
2004: 0.00 Unreliable
2003: 0.00 Unreliable
2002: 0.00 Unreliable
2001: 0.00 Unreliable
2000: 0.00 Unreliable
1999: 0.00 Unreliable

Gun Deaths (Other) from Undetermined Cause

In Alabama, annual deaths by firearm (other) in which the cause remains undecided total

2010: 0 Suppressed13
2009: 0 Suppressed
2008: 13
2007: 12
2006: 0 Suppressed
2005: 0 Suppressed
2004: 0 Suppressed
2003: 0 Suppressed
2002: 0 Suppressed
2001: 0 Suppressed
2000: 0 Suppressed
1999: 0 Suppressed

Rate of Gun Death (Other) from Undetermined Cause per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of unknown-cause gun deaths (other) per 100,000 population is

2010: 0.00 Unreliable13
2009: 0.00 Unreliable
2008: 0.00 Unreliable
2007: 0.00 Unreliable
2006: 0.00 Unreliable
2005: 0.00 Unreliable
2004: 0.00 Unreliable
2003: 0.00 Unreliable
2002: 0.00 Unreliable
2001: 0.00 Unreliable
2000: 0.00 Unreliable
1999: 0.00 Unreliable

Justifiable Gun Homicides

In Alabama, annual legal-intervention gun homicides total

2011: 018
2010: 0
2009: 0
2008: 319
2007: 3
2006: 4
2005: 1
2004: 3
2003: 2
2002: 3
2001: 220
2000: 1
1999: 0
1998: 2
1997: 5
1996: 5
1995: 5

Rate of Justifiable Gun Homicide per 100,000 People

In Alabama, the annual rate of justifiable gun homicide per 100,000 population is

2011: 0.0012
2010: 0.00
2009: 0.00
2008: 0.06
2007: 0.06
2006: 0.09
2005: 0.02
2004: 0.07
2003: 0.04
2002: 0.07
2001: 0.04
2000: 0.02
1999: 0.00
1998: 0.05
1997: 0.11
1996: 0.12
1995: 0.12

TransfersGun Trade and Trafficking

Origin of Crime Guns

Suppliers of Crime Guns to Other US States (Rate)

When crime guns seized in the United States were traced, interstate gun traffickers had sourced their weapons from Alabama at a rate of 33.221 per 100,000 inhabitants

Suppliers of Crime Guns to Other US States (Rank)

When crime guns seized in the United States were traced, Alabama ranked at No. 521 out of 51 US jurisdictions as a source of weapons for interstate gun trafficking

MeasuresGun Regulation

Firearm Regulation – Guiding Policy

The regulation of guns in Alabama is categorised as permissive22

Firearm Law

Guiding gun control legislation in Alabama includes the Code of Alabama 1975 and the Constitution of Alabama 190123

Firearm Regulation Authority

Guns in Alabama are regulated by the State of Alabama24 25 26

Right to Possess Firearms

In Alabama, the right to private gun ownership is conditionally guaranteed by the US Constitution,27 as limited by federal law28 and state law29 25 26

Restricted Firearms and Ammunition

In Alabama, civilians are allowed to possess assault weapons,30 machine guns,31 .50 calibre rifles32 and large capacity ammunition magazines33 25 26

Regulation of Automatic Weapons

In Alabama, private possession of fully automatic weapons is permitted subject to federal licensing and registration34 31 25 26

Regulation of Semiautomatic Assault Weapons

In Alabama, private possession of semi-automatic assault weapons is permitted without a licence30 25 26

Regulation of Handguns

In Alabama, private possession of handguns (pistols and revolvers) is permitted without a licence35 36 25 26

Gun Ownership and Possession

In Alabama, non-prohibited persons of minimum age35 37 25 26 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition

Minimum Age for Firearm Possession

The minimum age for gun ownership in Alabama is 18 years for handguns38 25 26

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in Alabama does not stipulate39 25 26 that firearm possession should be denied or revoked

Firearm Safety Training

In Alabama, an understanding of firearm safety and the law, tested in a theoretical and/or practical training course is not required36 25 26

Firearm Registration

Civilian Gun Registration

In Alabama, the law does not require40 25 26 that a record of the acquisition, possession and transfer of each privately held firearm be retained in an official register

Gun Dealer Record Keeping

In Alabama, licensed firearm dealers are required (for handguns only)41 25 26 to keep a record of each firearm or ammunition purchase, sale or transfer on behalf of a regulating authority

Gun Sales and Transfers

Background Checks for Private Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm in a private sale in Alabama is not obliged42 43 25 26 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Background Checks on Dealer Gun Sales

The buyer of a firearm from a licensed gun dealer in Alabama is obliged42 25 26 to pass official background checks before taking possession

Regulation of Private Gun Sales

In Alabama, the private sale and transfer of firearms is permitted43 25 26

Regulation of Dealer Gun Sales

In Alabama, dealing in firearms by way of business without a valid gun dealer’s licence is unlawful only for handguns44 25 26

Limit on Gun Dealer Sales

In Alabama, the number and type of firearms which can be sold by a licensed gun dealer to a single gun owner is not limited 45 25 26

Number of Licensed Gun Dealers

The number of licensed firearm dealers in Alabama is reported to be 2011: 2,10346

Waiting Period for Gun Possession

In Alabama, the minimum wait for a lawful firearm purchase to be completed is undetermined47 25 26

Regulation of Gun Shows

In Alabama, gun shows and temporary firearm dealing events are not regulated48 2526 in law

Storage and Transport of Guns and Ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations – Private

Firearm regulations in Alabama do not include49 25 26 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of private guns and ammunition

Firearm and Ammunition Storage Regulations – Dealer

Firearm regulations in Alabama include50 25 26 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition by licensed arms dealers

Firearm and Ammunition Transport Regulations

Although regulations in Alabama do not include49 25 26 written specifications for the lawful safe storage of firearms and ammunition while in transit, US federal law does apply51

Marking and Tracing Guns and Ammunition

Firearm Marking

In Alabama, a unique identifying mark on each firearm is required by law52 53 54 55 5625 26

Ballistic Marking of Firearms and Ammunition

In Alabama, state authorities do not employ57 25 26 ballistic fingerprinting technology to trace guns and ammunition

Carrying Guns

Carrying Guns Openly in Public

In Alabama, carrying a firearm in plain view in a public place is allowed without a permit58 25 26

Carrying Hidden Handguns in Public

In Alabama, carrying a concealed firearm in a public place is allowed, subject to a valid permit36 25 26

Hidden Handgun Permit May, or Shall Be Issued

In Alabama, local licensing authorities “may issue”, with room for discretion,36 59 2526 a hidden handgun carry permit to any non-prohibited person who applies

Reciprocity for Hidden Handgun Permit Holders

In Alabama, gun owners with a permit to carry hidden handguns issued in another jurisdiction are granted (by mutual agreement)36 25 26 reciprocal rights

Exempting Hidden Handgun Permit Holders from Background Checks

In Alabama, gun owners with a valid permit to carry a hidden handgun are not exempt36 25 26 from background checks when buying from a licensed gun dealer

Gun Free Zones

In Alabama, private guns are prohibited in demonstrations held at a public place,60vehicles (handguns only)61 and schools62 25 26

Penalty for Illicit Firearm Possession

In Alabama, the maximum penalty for unlawful possession of a firearm63 is 10 years prison64 65 66 25 26

Grading US State Gun Laws

Gun Law Ranking – LCPGV/Brady

In their ‘A-F’ State Scorecard of US gun laws, the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the Brady Campaign ranked Alabama as ‘D-’67

Gun Law Ranking – Brady Campaign

In its annual State Scorecard, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence scored firearm legislation in Alabama on a scale of 0 points (weak) to 100 points (strong)

2011: 1468
2010: 1669
2009: 1670
2008: 1571
2007: 1572

Gun Law Ranking – Open Society Institute

In its Comparative Survey of State Firearm Laws, the Open Society Institute ranked Alabama at No. 3573 among 50 US States

 

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Citation for this Article

Alpers, Philip, Amélie Rossetti, Daniel Salinas, Marcus Wilson. 2014. Alabama — Gun Facts, Figures and the Law.Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney. GunPolicy.org, 17 June. Accessed 20 July 2014. at: http://www.gunpolicy.org/firearms/region/alabama

 

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