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Gun Policy News, 7 March 2000

Estados Unidos

7 March 2000

MSNBC

WASHINGTON — Looking to break a stalemate over gun control legislation, President Bill Clinton on Tuesday asked lawmakers to resolve differences in bills approved by the House and Senate and send him a measure by April 20 — the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. "Congress has kept the American people waiting long enough," he said. "HOW MANY people have to get killed before we do something?" he said after meeting with congressional leaders from both... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 March 2000

Associated Press

Three days a week, The Associated Press picks an issue and asks the presidential candidates a question about it. Today's question and the responses: Gun Safety Should federal law require manufacturers to have trigger locks on guns sold to the public? Democrats: Bill Bradley: "I absolutely support safety locks on handguns as part of my comprehensive proposal for gun control. My proposal is the boldest of any candidate and also includes registering all 65 million... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 March 2000

Oregonian (Portland)

Oregon anti-gun activists said Monday they were joining a national movement dubbed the "Million Mom March" to raise awareness about gun violence and to push lawmakers into passing what they call common-sense gun legislation. The Oregon Million Mom March will be in Portland on Mother's Day, May 14, the same day as a national march in Washington, D.C. "We hope to force the hand of policy-makers to make some move toward responsible gun legislation," said Kathryn... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 March 2000

USA Today

Million Mom March takes steps to end gun violence At 11:35 p.m. on Aug. 10, Donna Dees did what she normally does at that time of night: She started clicking her remote control to CBS' Late Show With David Letterman. But along the way, Dees-a part-time Late Show publicist and New Jersey mom-was detoured by the competition on ABC. She found herself watching Ted Koppel on Nightline, discussing how a man had wounded three kids and a counselor and shot to death a postal... (GunPolicy.org)

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Kenia

7 March 2000

Xinhua

NAIROBI — A regional ministerial conference on the proliferation of small arms is to be held in Nairobi from Sunday to next Wednesday, Kenyan Foreign Affairs Minister Bonyana Godana announced Tuesday. The conference, the first ever in Africa, will bring together foreign ministers and senior officials from the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of African countries with an aim to adopt a common stand on the issue before the United Nations conference on small arms in the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 March 2000

Fox News (USA) / Xinhua

It used to be that gun owners were encouraged to get to know their guns. Now, there's a growing trend toward guns getting to know their owners. For several years now, the technology for personalized, or "smart guns" — guns designed to fire only if they "know" or recognize the shooter — has been in research and development. The Colt Z-40, a smart gun prototype being developed for Colt's Manufacturing Co., represents one such attempt to introduce firearms to the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 March 2000

Los Angeles Times

DENVER — Among those in the crowded ballroom of a downtown Denver hotel Monday were two men whose lives in advocacy had never before brought them together on the same stage: James S. Brady, founder of Handgun Control Inc., and Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Assn. They came together in a fervent effort to raise awareness for Colorado Project Exile, which targets illegal guns and puts the weight of federal prosecution behind firearm... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 March 2000

Reuters

WASHINGTON — President Clinton urged key lawmakers on Tuesday to break an impasse over gun safety legislation and pass a bill before the year anniversary of the fatal shootings at Columbine High School is marked. Clinton, who also met the mother of the six-year-old girl shot to death by a first grade classmate at a school in Michigan last week, said he had a simple message during his nearly hour-long meeting with four lawmakers who have been charged with trying to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 March 2000

Associated Press

CHICAGO — Pediatricians should watch for warning signs of violence as they talk to children about guns and anger during routine checkups, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. "This is something that we need to try and start to deal with at very young ages," said Dr. Edward Cox, a member of the academy's Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine. Doctors should start even before a child is born, discussing with parents-to-be issues... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 March 2000

CNN

WASHINGTON — Easier access to firearms contributed to a huge rise in the number of U.S. homicides and suicides among juveniles from 1987 to 1993, according to a new study released by the White House. The report, released Tuesday, said the rate of juvenile homicide increased 65 percent from 1987 to 1993. In 1993 alone, nearly 1,800 juveniles died in firearms-related homicide, the highest number on record. But during the following years, from 1993 to 1997, the number... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 March 2000

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Looking to break a stalemate over gun control legislation, President Clinton is publicizing some troubling statistics about youths and firearms at a meeting with lawmakers today. Clinton was citing Justice Department statistics showing that the number of juveniles killed with a firearm increased sharply between 1987 and 1993, while other types of homicide remained constant. Clinton last week, lamenting that 13 children are killed by guns every day in... (GunPolicy.org)

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