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Gun Policy News, 1 January 2006

Estados Unidos

1 January 2006

WPMI-TV News (Alabama)

MOBILE, Alabama — Shots are fired in Birdville, but these bullets don't have a target. "I heard countless numbers of shots from different sides of the neighborhood." Sean Johnson is one of about a dozen people arrested overnight for firing a gun into the air. He says he didn't do it. "No was nobody shooting. We was drinking. We was trying to celebrate the New Year." Celebrating at the Birdville Carwash … A party Johnson says police broke up just before midnight.... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

1 January 2006

KCAL-TV News / CBS (Los Angeles)

LOS ANGELES — Despite warnings from city officials, at least six people were arrested Saturday night in Los Angeles for shooting their guns into the sky during New Year's Eve celebrations, authorities said. There were no reports of injuries caused by stray bullets shot in the air, but the Hollenbeck Station, which covers the Boyle Heights area of East Los Angeles, reported two people were arrested for firing guns into the air. Ditto, the Southeast and 77th Street... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canadá,Estados Unidos

1 January 2006

Toronto Star (Ontario)

As Torontonians continue to search for ways to silence the gunfire on our streets, the Star looked south for answers. Counterintuitive, maybe — but when it comes to guns, these American cities know what they're talking about. Chicago: 445 homicides. Washington D.C.: 195 homicides. Baltimore: 268 homicides. Toronto: 78 homicides When it comes to gun violence, American cities are the hands-down experts. Many of these metropolises have been battling with the problem... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos,Naciones Unidas

1 January 2006

Foreign Policy Magazine (Washington, DC)

Once just a club for red-blooded American gun owners, the National Rifle Association has become a savvy global lobby. It presses for gun rights at the United Nations. It assists pro-gun campaigns from Sydney to São Paulo. And it has found that its message — loving freedom means loving guns — translates into almost every language. The ad starts with a sober, simulated news report. A news anchor, looking directly into the camera, warns viewers about Brazil's... (GunPolicy.org)

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