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Gun Policy News, 11 January 2005

Estados Unidos

11 January 2005

Palm Beach Post (Florida), Opinion

For 10 years — from 1994 to late 2004 — there was a list of 19 assault weapons banned from sale in our country. Now they're back. And in West Palm Beach alone, police spokeswoman Dena Kimberlin says, assault rifles were used in three of the city's November murders. I don't understand why anyone needs a gun that can fire off 50 rounds. That's why I'm on the telephone, talking to Andrew Arulanandam. Arulanandam is a hunter, a guy who likes to take a 12-gauge... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

11 January 2005

Daily News Journal (Murfeesboro, Tennessee)

One day after Murfreesboro-based Barrett's Firearms Manufacturing was featured on CBS' "60 Minutes," the company's owner said coverage went as expected but may provide a toehold for anti-gun activists to push legislation he believes violates the Second Amendment. "This is only the tip of the iceberg," said Ronnie Barrett, founder, CEO and president of the local weapons manufacturer. "This is a slippery slope for gun control, and I think '60 Minutes' played fairly well... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

11 January 2005

San Francisco Chronicle

The U.S. Supreme Court allowed victims of a white supremacist's shooting rampage in Southern California to sue gun manufacturers Monday and left intact a groundbreaking ruling exposing gunmakers to damages for allegedly flooding the market with weapons that end up in criminal hands. The court's action was praised by a lawyer for the city of San Francisco, which has asked a state appeals court to reinstate a similar lawsuit by 12 local governments accusing gun... (GunPolicy.org)

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11 January 2005

South African Press Assocation (SAPA)

A domestic dispute in Nquzuma, north of Durban has left two small children and their father dead, and a mother in critical condition, police said on Tuesday. Police spokesman Inspector Michael Read said that during an argument on Monday night the man took out a licensed firearm and shot his girlfriend once in the head. She was admitted to a local hospital. The man then shot his son, 5, and daughter, 4, in the head. They both died at the scene. He then turned the... (GunPolicy.org)

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