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Gun Policy News, 12 August 2000

Estados Unidos

12 August 2000

Reuters

CINCINNATI — Saying it did not want to open a "Pandora's box" for lawsuits against other industries, an appeals court has upheld a judge's decision to throw out a suit by the city of Cincinnati seeking to recover millions of dollars from gun manufacturers. In its unanimous decision Friday, the Ohio First District Court of Appeals likened the city suit to the "absurdity" of suing the makers of matches because of losses from arson. Cincinnati had joined with more than... (GunPolicy.org)

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Reino Unido

12 August 2000

Economist, Editorial

It was the kind of thing you might expect in Dodge City, but not in Slough. On August 3rd, as three defendants stood in the dock of a magistrate court in Slough (a small town just outside London), a gang of gun-toting men swaggered in. They fired into the ceiling, sent officials and lawyers diving for cover, and freed two of the accused. Together, they sped off, reportedly shooting into the air as they went. The audacity of the crime was startling. Although police... (GunPolicy.org)

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