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Gun Policy News, 20 January 2006


20 January 2006

Voice of America

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haiti continues to struggle with violence and instability in the wake of its upcoming presidential elections in February. Gun violence and kidnappings threaten the lives of thousands of people every day in the country's capital, Port-au-Prince. A leading humanitarian aid organization says the situation is only getting worse. The international humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders released a statement Thursday appealing for armed groups... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

20 January 2006

Washington Post

A famous ad that most boy baby boomers will recall from Boys' Life, the old scouting magazine of the '50s, showed a happy lad, carrot-topped and freckly like any number of Peck's Bad Boys, his teeth haphazardly arrayed within his wide, gleeful mouth under eyes wide as pie platters as he exclaimed on Christmas morn, "Gee, Dad … A Winchester!" All gone, all gone, all gone. The gun as family totem, the implied trust between generations, the implicit idea that... (GunPolicy.org)

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20 January 2006

East African Standard (Nairobi)

A man shot dead a neighbour's daughter after she accidentally killed his son with the same gun in Turkana District. The boy, 8, was killed on Wednesday when the AK-47 rifle they were playing with went off. The children, who had been left alone at home, had taken the herdsman's loaded rifle to play with. The girl reportedly pulled the trigger, killing her playmate on the spot. The incident occurred in Lokori village in Turkana South. The police identified the girl as... (GunPolicy.org)

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Malí,África Occidental

20 January 2006

Africast / ANGOP

BAMAKO — Three non-governmental organisations — Oxfam International, Amnesty International and International Action Network against Small Arms (IANSA) — Thursday launched the 2006 Arms Control campaign in Bamako, Mali. According to Valery Traore of Oxfam USA, the campaign was aimed at putting an end to a flourishing illegal arms trade in the world and to encourage governments to sign a treaty on the arms trade. Thanks to the support received from countries such... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canadá,Estados Unidos

20 January 2006

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas), Opinion

Canada's long-ruling Liberal government, now headed by Prime Minister Paul Martin, lately has been blaming the United States for a dramatic increase in violent crime up north. There's plenty of blame to spread around, but it all belongs north of the border. The problem isn't Americans illegally running guns to Canada, but Canadian criminals illegally importing guns from wherever they can get them. Blaming the United States for Canadian crime is an argument that does... (GunPolicy.org)

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