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Gun Policy News, 9 April 1998

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9 April 1998

Join Together Online gun violence web site (Boston)

Gun-control activists from Australia and Canada visited the Harvard University School of Public Health recently and paid the U.S. a backhanded compliment: The annual toll of deaths and injuries from handguns in the U.S. serves as a highly effective model of what their nations don't want to emulate. Wendy Cukier of the Canadian Coalition for Gun Control and Rebecca Peters of the Australian Coalition for Gun Control spoke at a seminar on international perspectives on gun... (

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9 April 1998

Israel's Business Arena

Following this week's decision by US President Bill Clinton to permanently extend the ban on Uzi imports into the US, Israel Military Industries received an order for 5,000 of the rifles. The order was placed by US arms distributors, and most of the rifles will be supplied to private customers. IMI light weapons division manager Arik Shor told "Globes" that the rifles would be manufactured from now on in the US, in one of two plants of Moussberg, IMI's US partner in... (

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