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Gun Policy News, 10 January 2000

Estados Unidos

10 January 2000

Join Together Online gun violence web site (Boston)

Tom Mauser of Littleton, Colo., was only slightly curious one day early last April when his 15-year-old son, Daniel, returned home from school at Columbine High School with a passing comment about the Brady Bill. "He said to me, 'Do you know there are holes in the Brady Bill?'," Mauser recalled recently. Their discussion was brief at best, the father recalls. He didn't even ask his son where he'd gotten the information. But two weeks later, after his son and 12 other... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

10 January 2000

Salt Lake Tribune (Utah)

A student who carries a firearm on school grounds now is expelled for at least a year, though school superintendents can soften the punishment. That frequently happens in Utah school districts, and at least one state legislator wants to put a stop to it. Rep. Bill Wright, R-Elberta, would alter that privilege through a bill he is drafting for the 2000 Legislature, which begins Jan. 17. "It's been said a million times, if we follow state statute and code, very few of... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

10 January 2000

Associated Press

DENVER — Last April, Gov. Bill Owens was sitting in his office, ready to sign legislation to expand the right to carry concealed firearms. Then gunshots rang out at Columbine High School. The Republican governor didn't sign the measure on his desk, and asked lawmakers to take all gun legislation off the table, which they did. Now, nine months later, Owens has come out in support of gun-control measures. And despite some opposition from Owens' party, which controls... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

10 January 2000

Reuters

DENVER — The father of a student killed last year at Columbine High School urged state lawmakers on Monday to pass stricter gun laws, and in a poignant moment rang a bell on the steps of the capitol in memory of victims of gun violence. Tom Mauser, whose son, Daniel, was killed in the school shooting rampage last year, urged about 500 people at a lunchtime rally to lobby legislators to pass laws requiring background checks at gun shows and raising the minimum age to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

10 January 2000

Associated Press

ST. PAUL — Hundreds of convicted criminals are getting hunting licenses even though the law forbids them from carrying handguns, rifles or shotguns, the Saint Paul Pioneer Press reported. Among the 236 convicted felons issued special hunting permits last fall are rapists, a murderer and others convicted of violent crimes such as aggravated assault, stalking, armed robbery and possessing a machine gun, the newspaper said Sunday. The problem could be more severe since... (GunPolicy.org)

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