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Gun Policy News, 14 September 2002

United States

14 September 2002

Advocate (Louisiana)

At least 125 guns sold by Andre Ferguson, ex-owner of Andre's Arms, formerly at 1987 Dallas Drive, have turned up at crime scenes from January 1999 through Friday, said Jerry Dennis, a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agent in Baton Rouge. "All the guns haven't surfaced yet," Dennis said. "And we've still got some things under investigation." Ferguson pleaded guilty in April to five counts of knowingly selling firearms to prohibited persons. He admitted to... (

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United States

14 September 2002

Washington Post

U.S. Rep. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) said yesterday that if elected governor he will review Maryland's strict gun laws and consider repealing two of the most far-reaching measures if they proved ineffective. "It's time to take a look at what's passed over the last 16 years and see what's worked and what's not," he said. The Republican nominee said he doubted that several major gun laws passed by the General Assembly had reduced gun violence. He said laws intended to... (

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