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Gun Policy News, 9 January 2005

Estados Unidos

9 January 2005

Pioneer Press (Minnesota), Editorial

There's an issue brewing on concealed-carry permits in Wisconsin that we think even the most ardent gun-control advocates can agree on. It involves law-enforcement officers. Last year Congress passed the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act, which allows active-duty and retired police offices to carry concealed weapons as long as they're in good standing on the force, haven't retired because of mental defect, and other common-sense standards. In Wisconsin, the federal... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

9 January 2005

Miami Herald

Unable to afford new weapons, the Sweetwater Police Department is selling old and confiscated guns. Some critics call this a very dangerous practice. The cash-strapped police department in Sweetwater has found a way to get brand-new guns for all its 23 officers — sell the old ones. Police Chief Robert Fulgueira just received commission approval to sell 20 guns that were either confiscated or voluntarily turned in over the past decade — weapons that most police... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

9 January 2005

CBS 60 Minutes (USA), Transcript

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger decided there's a weapon that's too dangerous to be in the hands of private citizens. This past week, a new law went into effect in California banning that weapon. It's the .50-caliber rifle, the Rolls Royce of sniper rifles. It's a big gun, a favorite of armies around the world, and it's still available in 49 states in this country to anyone over 18 with a clean record. It is, without a doubt, the most powerful weapon you... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

9 January 2005

Epoch Times (New York)

NEW YORK — The Gun Industry Responsibility Act (GIRA) passed almost unanimously by the New York City Council last Wednesday. Sponsored by Brooklyn Council member David Yassky, GIRA creates a "Code of Responsible Conduct" for gun dealers and manufactures. If a dealer or manufacturer fails to comply with the code, a victim of gun violence or their family can sue for financial damages. Under the new bill, gun manufacturers and dealers must keep inventories of weapons... (GunPolicy.org)

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9 January 2005

Ha'aretz (Tel Aviv)

A 15-year-old girl was caught at her Modi'in school Sunday with a 9mm pistol in her bag. Police detained the girl for questioning Sunday. The weapon is owned by her father. The girl claimed she brought the weapon into school to threaten a boy who harassed her and her friends. Officers discovered that the boy she wished to threaten would annoy and laugh at her and her friends. The girl was spotted holding the gun by another schoolgirl, who told one of the... (GunPolicy.org)

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