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Gun Policy News, 20 January 2014

Nueva Zelandia

20 January 2014

Scoop.co.nz, Media release

The knee-jerk call by anti-firearm lobbyists to toughen firearm laws following the tragic murder-suicide in Dunedin is totally misplaced and ignores reality says the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust. Trust spokesman Laurie Collins of Westport said New Zealand's firearm laws where the fitness of firearms owners is registered has been widely praised as practical and realistic. "A gun registry will not prevent one death or one crime. The tragedy underlines that the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Tanzania

20 January 2014

Tanzania Daily News

Disturbed by a recent spate of indiscriminate killings using legally owned firearms, the government will soon introduce a new legislation to strictly regulate and control importation, sales and ownership of guns. Although it is not yet established whether the new Act will phase out the existing Arms and Ammunition Act of 2007, the legislation will address the shortcomings in the current Act used by gun owners to use them in criminal acts, kill themselves and innocent... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

20 January 2014

Reuters

People may have heightened risks of dying from suicide and murder if they own or have access to a gun, according to a new analysis of previous research. Researchers found people who lived in homes with firearms were between two and three times more likely to die from either cause, compared to those who lived in homes without guns. "There have been a lot of conflicting reports about having a firearm in the home," Andrew Anglemyer said. He is the study's lead author and... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

20 January 2014

NBC News (USA)

Having guns in the home triples the risk of suicide and doubles the risk of homicide, researchers reported on Monday. Their review of 15 studies considered high quality confirms a clear association between gun ownership and violent death in the United States, where more than a third of the population owns firearms. It's a touchy subject — gun rights activists say they suspect researchers want to restrict gun ownership. Congress has restricted federal funding of gun... (GunPolicy.org)

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