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Gun Policy News, 2 December 1998


2 December 1998

Australian (Sydney)

A Brisbane gun dealer has accessed confidential police information from used government computers, sparking an investigation into alleged corruption in the guns buy-back scheme. It is understood Brisbane gun dealer Tony Cleaver bought 12 computers — which previously were used to administer the guns buy-back scheme — at a government auction with the aim of investigating his own suspicions about the scheme. By "re-formatting" the computers' hard drives, Mr Cleaver... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

2 December 1998

Join Together Online gun violence web site (Boston)

One of the biggest hurdles facing plaintiffs who file civil lawsuits against gun manufacturers is the fact that when a gun kills or maims, it is usually doing what it is designed to do. This is why actions brought by plaintiffs who seek damages under traditional product-liability laws and legal theories, which focus on products' defective performances, have enjoyed only limited success. With the recently filed municipal lawsuits by the cities of Chicago and New Orleans... (GunPolicy.org)

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2 December 1998

Edmonton Journal (Alberta)

OTTAWA — Cheering police and tearful relatives of victims of gun violence embraced Tuesday as Justice Minister Anne McLellan capped their nine-year struggle by officially launching Canada's firearms registry. "It's a wonderful day. We're proud of you," said a choked up Suzanne Laplante-Edward while hugging the justice minister at the downtown Ottawa police station. "No, we're proud of you," McLellan whispered back to the mother of Anne-Marie Edward, one of the 14... (GunPolicy.org)

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