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Gun Policy News, 6 April 2002

United States

6 April 2002

Boston Globe

TEL AVIV — Near a sign declaring Winchester, what America shoots, Gil Furman loaded shining rounds into a Colt .45, preparing to fire his newly refurbished pistol at targets whose silhouettes were black on white but whose real identity was obvious to anyone. My father tells me that if I go to the West Bank, I should carry it, Furman, a 38-year-old teacher, said late last month, sheepishly cradling his gun. If I need it and I don't have it, I'll ask myself why I... (GunPolicy.org)

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United States

6 April 2002

Times Daily (Alabama)

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — State auditors said Friday that a nonprofit military group violated federal firearm laws and state surplus property laws in the transfer and sale of surplus World War I guns. The Department of Examiners of Public Accounts also said the Alabama National Guard department did not comply with state property inventory laws and did not follow proper procedures in transferring 536 military artifacts to a private group of retired guard members. The... (GunPolicy.org)

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