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Gun Policy News, 20 August 2000

United States

20 August 2000

Sunday Gazette Mail / Charleston Newspapers

In a surprising role reversal, Canadian gun control advocates — most notably the Quebec Public Health Association — have waded into the United States' gun policy debate, arguing that if one has any doubts about the effectiveness of licensing gun owners and registering their weapons, one need only look to Canada. Yet as is always the case, the United States isn't Canada, and Canada isn't the United States. As the debate over what impact licensing and registration... (

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United States

20 August 2000

ABC News (USA)

It may be the only issue people on both sides of the gun control debate can agree on. Proponents and foes of gun control say they want gun education and avoidance programs taught in public schools from kindergarten through middle school or even high school. And activists aren't the only ones supporting gun education. Spurred by the series of school shootings in recent years, school districts and state legislatures across the country are pushing for gun education in... (

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