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Gun Policy News, 19 May 1998

Estados Unidos

19 May 1998

CNN

A high school senior shot and killed a student in a school parking lot in Fayetteville Tenn., three days before they were to graduate, apparently because they had argued about a girl, authorities said April 24, 1998 A 14-year-old boy opened fire at an eighth-grade graduation dance in Edinboro, Pa., killing a teacher and slightly wounding two students and another teacher March 24, 1998 An 11-year-old boy and his 13-year-old friend opened fire on classmates in... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australia

19 May 1998

Herald Sun (Melbourne)

Pauline Hanson and the country's biggest gun club have forged an alliance that is set to deliver a major boost to the One Nation Party. The Sporting Shooters Association of Australia yesterday backed Ms Hanson's gun policy and will spend thousands backing her candidates at the upcoming Queensland state election. The Association, which has more than 100,000 members, is also likely to spend thousands advertising One Nation candidates at the federal election. The pact... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

19 May 1998

New York Times

Mayor Rudolph Giuliani made a surprise proposal Monday to require the owners of all 250,000 guns in the city to buy trigger locks for their weapons. Such locks come in several forms, including combination and fingerprint-recognition systems. Giuliani made the announcement at a City Hall ceremony where he signed a more limited bill, which the City Council had passed by a vote of 46-0, requiring safety locks only on handguns, and only on those sold after the bill takes... (GunPolicy.org)

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Rusia

19 May 1998

Itar-Tass

MOSCOW — A total of 465 criminal proceedings were instituted in Russia in three months of this year against persons suspected of the illegal arms selling. Over 1,500 pieces of armaments, about 170,000 cartridges, almost 30 kilograms of explosives and 147 bombs were confiscated, deputy head of the Russian Interior Ministry department on organized crime Nikolai Morozov told correspondents on Tuesday. As a rule, the illegal arms selling is done by organized criminal... (GunPolicy.org)

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Sudáfrica

19 May 1998

Reuters

JOHANNESBURG — Thieves broke into a South African military arms store at the weekend and made off with 117 automatic weapons and four rocket launchers, a military official said on Tuesday. The thieves wrote "Viva Mandela" and "Kill the Boers (farmers)" in metal filings left on the floor. Lieutenant Colonel Charl de Klerk said police and the army were running parallel investigations into the heist, which probably occurred on Saturday. "The burglars used professional... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

19 May 1998

CBS News (USA)

"There is an absolute urgency among gun manufacturers to sell guns to kids … " - Kristen Rand, Violence Policy Center In Don's Gun Store in Indianapolis, Ind., there are kids looking to buy guns and Don Davis is looking to sell them one. There you have to be 21 to buy a pistol so, for the moment, they can only shop for rifles. And, like all the young customers we saw one afternoon at Don's, they know their guns. Popular culture has seen to that. In a nation... (GunPolicy.org)

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