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Gun Policy News, 22 September 2002

United States

22 September 2002

Peninsula Daily News (Washington)

SEQUIM — A second claim for damages against the city has been filed by a group unhappy with gun show rules imposed by Police Chief Byron Nelson during an event earlier this year at Guy Cole Convention Center. Nelson is also named in the document filed last week in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles. Pacific Northwest Shooting Park Association, which supports construction of a shooting park in Clallam County, filed the legal claim. In July the association... (

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United States

22 September 2002


WASHINGTON — Roughly two out of every 100 applicants who applied to purchase a firearm last year were rejected after a background check, and a smaller percentage was arrested, federal statistics released Sunday showed. In real numbers, 151,000 out of nearly 7.6 million applicants — or 1.9 percent — were rejected after checks by the FBI or state and local agencies, according to the Justice Department. About 1,900 were arrested, according to the findings compiled... (

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