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Gun Policy News, 24 May 2011

Estados Unidos

24 May 2011

San Francisco Chronicle / AP

HONOLULU - The father of an Oahu eighth-grader arrested after a gun he was showing friends fired at school says the boy found the weapon in a secluded area of campus. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Tuesday that Jason Takayesu said the Glock pistol isn't his, and he never owned a gun. Police previously said it's registered to someone with a different last name from the eighth-grader. Takayesu says his son will be suspended his freshman year and will attend an... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

24 May 2011

Los Angeles Times, Opinion

What if we passed a gun control law but it led to more people carrying guns on our streets? That may be exactly what happens if a bill passed last week by the California Assembly becomes law. AB 144 would prohibit the carrying of visible firearms in California cities. It was inspired by the spectacle of gun-rights advocates showing up last year at Starbucks shops with their handguns prominently displayed. That's legal, as long as those guns are unloaded. If, however,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Sudáfrica

24 May 2011

News24 (Cape Town)

CAPE TOWN - The number of firearm licence applications approved is steadily progressing, but much still needs to be done to ensure that legal firearms remain in the hands of responsible, compliant and law-abiding citizens, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says. Mthethwa on Tuesday was replying in writing to a parliamentary question on how many applications had been approved since the turnaround strategy announced in November last year. "The total number of approved... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

24 May 2011

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin), Editorial

We favor a responsible concealed-carry law for Wisconsin - one that requires a permit, a realistic amount of training, a background check and access for law enforcement to a database of permit holders, records that should be subject to the state Open Records Law. Unfortunately, the state Senate is slouching toward irresponsibility. The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on a retooled bill Wednesday that would allow people to carry guns without registering them with... (GunPolicy.org)

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Suiza

24 May 2011

24 Heures (Switzerland) / AP

BERNE - Suite à la campagne sur l'initiative «pour la protection face à la violence des armes», une plate-forme électronique d'information sur les armes accessible aux polices cantonales vient d'être créée. Les polices cantonales peuvent désormais accéder à une plate-forme électronique d'information sur les armes de l'Office fédéral de la police (fedpol). Une promesse faite pendant la campagne sur l'initiative «pour la protection face à la violence des... (GunPolicy.org)

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