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Canada

26 January 2002

Calgary Herald (Alberta)

The head of Canada's gun lobby dodged a legal bullet Friday after a judge found him not guilty of careless use of a firearm. Jim Hinter, 41, was charged after a handgun he was repairing in his southwest Calgary apartment went off, sending a bullet into a neighbour's suite. Provincial court Judge Tom McMeekin said Hinter, who heads the National Firearms Association, took appropriate precautions before starting the repair job on May 22, 1999. This isn't a case of a... (GunPolicy.org)

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