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Gun Policy News, 7 April 2004

Estados Unidos

7 April 2004

San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Supervisor Gerardo Sandoval, his district plagued by gun-related homicides of young African American men, wants the Cow Palace to stop hosting gun shows just across the street from his district. "Government should not be selling guns, a stone's throw away from where dozens of children are being shot and some murdered," Sandoval said. "If we're not going to solve the problem, the least we can do is stop contributing to it." Sandoval doesn't have any... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 April 2004

KOAT TheNewMexicoChannel.com

A killer gunned down her young sons and now one mother is trying to use her personal tragedy to help create new laws to prevent the same thing happening to others. "It is a mission to me because I don't see why this should ever happened to another family," Joan Shirley told Action 7 News. Four years have passed since her 17-year-old son Kevin and two other teens were murdered. "He won't have any of those things that should have happened in a real life," she said,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 April 2004

Philadelphia Daily News, Opinion

After two years filled with pontification, pheasant-hunt photo-ops, visits to gun ranges and shooting events, leading Democrats who have been insisting that they support the rights of gun owners have pretty much put an end to that lie. During two days of debate and two hours of voting on legislation that would have protected lawful gun makers from frivolous lawsuits, Democrats returned to their old habit of demonizing guns and those who own them. Debate over the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 April 2004

News Journal (Delaware)

State House Majority Leader Terry Spence says he wants to send a clear message to gun-toting criminals by increasing the current three-year minimum mandatory sentences for weapons violations. He proposes Draconian legislation with sentences from 15 years for displaying a gun during a crime to life imprisonment without parole for wounding someone. Shooting a gun without wounding anyone during a felony would mandate a 25-year sentence. Some of the General Assembly's... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

7 April 2004

Wall Street Journal

While the tabloids were having a field day recently with the signals a juror in the Tyco trial was allegedly flashing, elsewhere in Manhattan lawyers for the firearms industry were asking the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to recuse a judge they say is sending his own "OK" signal to plaintiffs in a highly contentious gun case. At the center of this storm is federal Judge Jack Weinstein, who is well known for his creative interpretations of liability laws. The case is... (GunPolicy.org)

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