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Gun Policy News, 27 November 1998


27 November 1998

Philadelphia Inquirer

SAN'A, Yemen — In the life of the Yemeni male, there are three inescapable and arguably paramount concerns. There is Islam, the religion that has formed the basis of this society for more than a thousand years. There is khat, the bitter and mildly uplifting plant whose buying, selling and consumption has been, also for centuries, the centerpiece of the nation's social life. And there are guns, which arrived in profusion much more recently than the Koran or khat,... (GunPolicy.org)

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27 November 1998

Edmonton Journal (Alberta)

OTTAWA — Federal authorities will likely take a softer approach to enforcing new firearm licensing and registration regulations in areas where the law is strongly opposed, Justice Department officials said Thursday. "If provinces are reluctant to enforce laws of the land … they have the choice to interpret things either loosely or tightly," said Jean Valin, public affairs director of the Canadian Firearms Centre. The new laws, which take effect Dec. 1, will... (GunPolicy.org)

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27 November 1998

Independent Radio News

A teenager is in hospital with a slug gun pellet lodged in his eye socket after being shot in the grounds of Wellington College yesterday. Detective Sergeant Alistair Macmillan says the 16-year-old student was walking down the driveway of the school yesterday afternoon when a fellow student pulled out an air pistol and fired it at him. The boy is in stable condition and is due to undergo surgery this morning. A15-year-old student has been interviewed but police are... (GunPolicy.org)

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27 November 1998

Daily Telegraph (Sydney)

After 54 years as Sydney's biggest gun dealer, Mick Smith has found the heart more lucrative than artillery. The shop that once sold 6000 firearms and knives a year will now house the nation's first scheme hotel for honeymooners. Where once you found racks of Rugers and Berettas, young couples will now carouse in the James Bond suite, the jungle room or the Elvis Presley parlour. In less wary times, customers would test Mick's stock by taking a gun on to the George... (GunPolicy.org)

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