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Gun Policy News, 30 March 2002

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30 March 2002

Rocky Mountain News (Colorado)

A former Fort Collins mayor has filed a complaint against gun lobbyist Dudley Brown for soliciting contributions for congressional candidate Marilyn Musgrave while the Colorado legislature is in session. In the complaint, John B. Knezovich cites state law that bars legislators or their political committees from soliciting campaign funds during the 120-day legislative session. I filed my complaint because I often find that laws are adopted but rarely enforced,... (

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30 March 2002


TAIPEI — Taiwan has arrested four fishermen for attempting to smuggle a record hoard of firearms into the island from the Philippines, a coast guard official said on Saturday. Coast guard vessels chased a locally-registered fishing boat and captured the Taiwanese captain and three crew around 14 miles off Tamsui in northern Taiwan, said an official at the Cabinet's Coast Guard Administration, who declined to be identified. Coast guards found around 173 pistols,... (

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30 March 2002

Le Figaro (France)

Les antécédents psychiatriques de Richard Durn n'ont pas empêché l'autorisation de détention et de transport d'armes. En 1997, après une enquête administrative, la préfecture des Hauts-de-Seine accorde à Richard Durn une autorisation de détention et de transport d'armes, valable pour une durée de trois ans. Le président du Tir sportif garennois, club auquel il était inscrit depuis six mois, a émis un avis préalable et la Fédération française de tir... (

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30 March 2002

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

FORT WORTH, Texas — Two men suspected in a shooting near an elementary school were charged this week with capital murder after a new ballistics technology program linked their gun to the robbery-slaying of an east Fort Worth convenience store owner. The additional charges were filed Thursday against Siguan Templeton, 22, and Roderick Bradford, 18, after the ballistics program indicated that a gun found with Templeton was used to kill Tadesse K. Gobena, owner of the... (

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