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Gun Policy News, 21 August 2009

Estados Unidos

21 August 2009

Washington Post, Editorial

The hostility and anger on display at some recent town hall meetings are disturbing. Shouting down lawmakers is not the best way to get answers to legitimate questions or to propose alternatives to pending health insurance reform legislation. The presence of firearms near events with President Obama this month, however, took our concern to a whole new level. It seems to have started when William Kostric showed up outside the president's health-care forum in New... (GunPolicy.org)

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21 August 2009

Deutsche Presse-Agentur

MANILA — Philippine authorities have seized a foreign cargo ship after crates of automatic rifles and other military equipment were found in its shipment, officials said Friday. The captain and 13 crew members of the Panama-registered M/V Captain Ufuk were also detained at the port of Mariveles town in Bataan province, 45 kilometres west of Manila. The ship docked Thursday at the port without prior notice, raising suspicion among customs and coast guard officials... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

21 August 2009

Los Angeles Times, Editorial

Outside the convention center in Phoenix where President Obama was discussing healthcare reform earlier this week, about a dozen protesters were openly displaying their guns — including one man with an AR-15 rifle slung over his shoulder. Police monitoring the situation reported that no threats, physical or verbal, were made by or toward the armed demonstrators. Big surprise. Who's going to argue about the merits of the public insurance option with a wing-nut... (GunPolicy.org)

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21 August 2009

Daily Tribune (Manila)

The Philippine National Police (PNP) will establish a rewards program for persons who can pinpoint the existence of loose firearms after the end of the gun amnesty period on Oct. 31, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Ronaldo Puno said yesterday. Puno said once these loose or unlicensed guns are confiscated, the PNP might opt to donate them to the local police station in the barangay or town where these were seized. "There will be a rewards... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

21 August 2009


Is the anger in American politics edging towards violence? About a dozen protesters carrying guns gathered this week, not far from a building where President Barack Obama was talking to the public about his plans to reform U.S. healthcare. One of them had a rifle slung over his shoulder, a handgun in a holster and bullets in his back pocket. Last week, a man protested outside another Obama healthcare meeting with a gun strapped to his thigh. It may be hard to... (GunPolicy.org)

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