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Gun Policy News, 10 March 2000

Estados Unidos

10 March 2000

Associated Press

(snip) GUN CONTROL: Bush: Raise age for handgun purchases to 21. Background checks at gun shows if they are instant. Says a federal law requiring child-safety locks to be sold with guns would be impractical, but he would sign it anyway. Says existing gun laws have not been adequately enforced. Gore: Mandatory photo ID licenses for future handgun buyers, not existing owners. Require manufacturers and federally licensed sellers to report gun sales to state authority.... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

10 March 2000

Denver Post (Colorado)

It's an article of faith among gun enthusiasts that only law-abiding people apply for concealed-weapons permits. But that hasn't always been the case. For example, when Florida legalized concealed carry, a newspaper found that 94 people with arrest records were given permits. But under legislation pending in the Colorado Legislature, you'd never know if that happened in Colorado. Republicans and the gun lobby are pushing a bill to make sure the names of people with... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

10 March 2000

APB News

NEW YORK — Citibank has tiptoed away from a decision to close a Nevada gun shop's account following an angry backlash from gun dealers across the country. Gun distributors in California, Florida, Louisiana and elsewhere began writing the bank and urging their customers to boycott its services after learning that a Citibank branch in Las Vegas told the Nevada Pistol Academy that its account would be closed in 10 days. "This action is necessary due to Citibank not... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

10 March 2000

Denver Rocky Mountain News (Colorado)

Citibank has reversed its policy on rejecting business from firearms makers and sellers after a backlash from the gun industry. The banking giant will no longer refuse to do business with gun companies, a spokesman said Thursday. The decision marks a radical change from statements Citibank released last month, when it cited a "long-standing policy of not engaging in financial relationships with businesses that manufacture or sell military weapons, military munitions... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

10 March 2000

Reuters

UTICA, New York — Recent studies showing that three times as many people died last year as a result of physician mistakes as by gunshot have Americans split over whether there is a greater need for laws disciplining negligent doctors or careless gun owners, finds a recent Zogby poll. In the February Zogby American Values survey of 1,028 respondents nationwide, 43.1% of those surveyed thought that it was more important to pass legislation holding doctors accountable... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

10 March 2000

Associated Press

SALLISAW, Oklahoma — A congressional candidate who wanted to give away guns in exchange for campaign donations has changed his plan to keep from running afoul of state gambling laws. Mark Detro said today that instead of seeking $5 campaign donations in his "Pro-gun Donation Campaign," he will hold a banquet and give away guns and other items as door prizes. Detro, a candidate for the Republican nomination for the 2nd Congressional District, announced his original... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

10 March 2000

Associated Press

SALLISAW, Oklahoma — A congressional candidate planning to give away guns as part of his campaign calls it a perfect way to raise money and let people show their support for the right to bear arms. Mark Detro, seeking the Republican nomination for the 2nd Congressional District, said Thursday that people who donate $5 to his campaign will qualify to win a variety of guns. "We're seeing in Oklahoma an erosion of our firearms rights," Detro said. "This is a great way... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

10 March 2000

Associated Press

SALLISAW, Oklahoma — A congressional candidate planning to give away guns as part of his campaign calls it a perfect way to raise money and let people show their support for the right to bear arms. Mark Detro, seeking the Republican nomination for the 2nd Congressional District, said Thursday that people who donate $5 to his campaign will qualify to win a variety of guns. "We're seeing in Oklahoma an erosion of our firearms rights," Detro said. "This is a great way... (GunPolicy.org)

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