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Gun Policy News, 6 January 2002

Estados Unidos

6 January 2002

Sun News (South Carolina), Opinion

The nation's gun lobby is still cheering the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in U.S. v. Emerson, but its enthusiasm may be short-lived. Timothy Joe Emerson, the criminal defendant, had been charged with violating a federal law that banned him from possessing firearms … The nation's gun lobby is still cheering the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in U.S. v. Emerson, but its enthusiasm may be short-lived. Timothy Joe Emerson, the criminal defendant, had... (GunPolicy.org)

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Japón

6 January 2002

Kyodo News

Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi will announce in a policy speech before the Diet later this month a shift in Japan's disarmament policy to the reduction of conventional weapons such as small arms and land mines, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported Sunday. Japan will make the cuts in conventional arms a new pillar in the country's disarmament policy, as the reduction of weapons of mass destruction, which Japan had considered a priority, hit a snag after the United States said... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australia

6 January 2002

Sun Herald (Sydney)

Australia's first highway, Parramatta Road, has become a sorry emblem of NSW's runaway crime rate and a haven for armed bandits. A Sun-Herald investigation has found that half the historic corridor's 20 hotels have been held up at least once by raiders wielding guns, knives and other weapons over the past year. The Homebush Hotel, just a stone's throw from the scene of the 2000 Olympics, is one of five pubs on the strip twice bailed up in the past 12 months. Further... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

6 January 2002

Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — Judge Natalie Finn didn't hesitate to take away Timothy Wagner's permit to carry a concealed handgun after hearing he believes there's a computer chip implanted in his head and he's been injected with deadly chemicals. But a state appeals court ruled recently that Judge Finn erred. The court declared that under Alaska law, mental illness alone cannot be considered in deciding fitness to carry a concealed weapon. And state officials say they are... (GunPolicy.org)

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Reino Unido

6 January 2002

Telegraph (UK)

Armed guards will not be put on British aircraft to protect passengers from terrorist attacks, ministers have decided. The Government has quietly dropped the proposal for sky marshals — announced by Stephen Byers, the Transport Secretary, after the September 11 attacks — in the face of fierce resistance from British airlines, according to senior Whitehall officials. American airlines have chosen to use sky marshals but a senior transport department official said... (GunPolicy.org)

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