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South Africa

26 January 2006

San Diego Union-Tribune (California) / AP

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — South African gun lobbyists set up a new organization Thursday to press the case that even more weapons are needed to curb crime in a country notorious for murders and armed robberies. The new group, Gun Owners of South Africa, said people had the right to self-defense in a nation that has one of the highest homicide rates in the world. "We want the Firearms Control Act scrapped altogether, and we want a constitutional amendment to... (

Read More: San Diego Union-Tribune (California) / AP