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Gun Policy News, 25 April 2000

United States

25 April 2000

Associated Press

NEW YORK — Gun control advocates are outraged that some city schoolchildren were shown a National Rifle Association video that uses a cartoon character called Eddie Eagle to teach about gun safety. State Sen. Eric Schneiderman, who is in favor of gun control, called the cartoon a "Joe Camel with feathers," a reference to the camel featured in cigarette advertising. In December, a plan to introduce the "Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program" into New York state's elementary... (

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