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South Africa

2 August 2001

Business Day (Johannesburg)

Government and the police say they will not be cowed into submission by the opposition and the pro-gun lobby ahead of the imminent introduction of contentious parts of the new Firearms Control Act. Both the SA Gunowners' Association (Saga) and the Democratic Alliance have been leading the charge against the legislation. Currently, licences are still being issued in terms of the Arms and Ammunition Act of 1969. The new act provides for stricter control of firearms,... (GunPolicy.org)

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