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Gun Policy News, 26 January 2012

Estados Unidos

26 January 2012


ATLANTA - Gang-related deaths typically aren't the product of fights over drugs -- as many assume -- but rather result from grudges between rival gangs that erupt into violence, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gang homicides nearly always involve guns, usually occur in public places and the victims tend to be under the age of 19, the agency reported on Thursday in a study that examined 2003-2008 data from Los Angeles, Long... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

26 January 2012

New York Times, Editorial

House members were moved to tears on Wednesday when Representative Gabrielle Giffords handed in her resignation because, she said, she needed more time to heal from the grievous gunshot wound she suffered last year at the hands of a would-be assassin. The rarest of Congressional events — a display of genuinely bipartisan tributes — was the parting gift from her colleagues along with unanimous approval of Ms. Giffords's bill to fight drug trafficking along the... (GunPolicy.org)

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26 January 2012

Independent (Dublin)

Letters sent by senior gardai to shooting enthusiasts turning down their gun-licence applications shared the same spelling and factual mistakes. An analysis of refusal letters by 23 garda chief superintendents responsible for issuing firearm licences has concluded that 17 displayed evidence that they were not "independently produced". Garda guidelines for restricted firearm certificates state that "each case ought to be judged on its own merits, being mindful of the... (GunPolicy.org)

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