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Gun Policy News, 2 September 2004


2 September 2004

Daily Star (Dhaka), Opinion

The sorrowful consequences of unbridled diffusion of small arms and light weapons (SA&LW) in Bangladesh were made abundantly clear on August 21 [when there was an explosive attack in Dhaka, at a political rally]. This was not the first time that explosives were used to cause mayhem in Bangladesh, but to our knowledge, it was perhaps the first time that something that is classified under small arms (i.e. hand grenades) was used to wreak havoc on a mass scale. The issue... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

2 September 2004

The Hill (Washington, DC)

Confident that Republicans will not extend the assault-weapons ban, gun manufacturers are gearing up to meet a big anticipated demand for the weapons later this month. The 10-year ban, unless reauthorized by Congress, will expire Sept. 13. In 2000, President Bush endorsed an extension of the ban, dismaying many gun-rights activists. The National Rifle Association's (NRA) endorsement of Bush is on hold until after the ban expires. Gun makers say they will be ready... (GunPolicy.org)

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