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Germany

30 April 2002

Reuters

BERLIN — Germany took further steps on Tuesday to tighten gun laws after 17 people died in a school massacre, but weapons experts said they doubted legal restrictions would prevent the possibility of another bloodbath. Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder called for a meeting of the country's 16 state premiers on May 6 in Berlin to discuss a further clampdown on gunholders in response to Friday's slaying in the eastern town of Erfurt by a teenage student. Leaders from all... (GunPolicy.org)

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