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Gun Policy News, 14 January 2008

Estados Unidos,Puerto Rico

14 January 2008

New York Sun

In arguing that the Second Amendment case now before the Supreme Court shouldn't have any bearing on state gun control laws, Attorney General Cuomo is finding himself largely alone among state attorneys general. Mr. Cuomo filed a brief, signed onto by only four other states and Puerto Rico, to the federal high court last week in District of Columbia v. Heller, which will be heard in March. In the case, the Supreme Court will review whether Washington, D.C., residents... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

14 January 2008

Miami Herald

Assault weapons are leaving a bloody trail of violence in South Florida — and one of the most telling statistics about the trend is this number: one. Of the 69 police officers killed with firearms in the United States last year, only one was shot with an assault weapon, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. So far this year, the nation has seen only one assault-weapon police fatality. Both were in South Florida. The police slayings —... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

14 January 2008

Baltimore Sun

A Baltimore County gun dealer charged with illegally providing weapons to a man who died in a firefight with police last year has received a five-year suspended prison sentence and one year of probation. Sanford M. Abrams entered an Alford plea today in Baltimore County Circuit Court, in which he did not admit guilt but conceded that the state has enough evidence to convict him. The judge then entered a guilty plea for unlawfully selling a restricted firearm. The plea... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

14 January 2008

Sacramento Bee (California)

Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness has revoked concealed weapon permits of a gubernatorial appointee and a state parole official while also vowing to overhaul permit record keeping, both in the wake of a Bee investigation. The Bee reported that at least 30 of the 550 people issued local carry permits from 1996 to 2007 had records of criminal convictions — and at least seven had failed to disclose them in their concealed weapon applications. Most of those... (GunPolicy.org)

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14 January 2008

Vanguard (Lagos)

Fifteen army officers, three of them Colonels, are currently facing a court martial in Kaduna over alleged disappearance of a large quantity of arms and ammunition from the armoury. Also facing trial are two Lieutenant-Colonels, a Major and nine Non-Commissioned Officers. Large sums of money are also alleged to have been found in the accounts of some of the accused persons. The weapons were allegedly removed from the Nigerian Army Central Ordinance Depot in Kaduna... (GunPolicy.org)

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