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In response to two recent deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, about 100 protesters rallied in downtown Portland Sunday afternoon to advocate for gun control legislation.

Gun Rights Group Fights Bill to Make Hearing Aids More Affordable

Jun 1, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine - A proposal designed to make hearing aids more affordable has generated resistance from an unlikely quarter: gun owners.
 
A gun rights group is organizing opposition, because it believes the measure would change the way certain hunting products are regulated.
 
A bipartisan group of senators introduced the measure. It would allow hearing aids intended to compensate for mild to moderate hearing impairment to be sold over the counter, rather than by prescription.