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Gun Policy News, 10 November 2004

United States

10 November 2004

Arizona Republic, Opinion

Had it gone as allegedly planned, Gilbert and Chandler would have been thrust into the national spotlight with alarm bells ringing. The assault-weapons ban controversy and memories of the Columbine tragedy would have taken center stage as the American media converged on the southeast Valley. Arguments over the U.S. Constitution's Second Amendment would have been rehashed, ad nauseam. But it never materialized. And for that, we're exceptionally fortunate. We're lucky... (

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United States

10 November 2004

Chicago Tribune

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Senate voted Tuesday to let courts ignore local gun bans in cases where a gun owner uses a firearm in self-defense, overriding by a healthy margin a veto of the measure. With several members calling it a common sense proposal, senators voted to trump the governor's veto 40-18 — with two more affirmative votes than the bill received when legislators passed it last spring. Commonly known as the "Wilmette bill," the measure surfaced as a... (

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10 November 2004

La Tercera (Chile)

Un 10,6 % del total de armas requisadas entre el 1 de enero y el 31 de octubre fueron a menores de 18 años, según datos de Carabineros. La cifra corresponde a 339 artefactos de un total de 3.175 incautados durante operativos efectuados a lo largo del país. Del armamento retenido a menores, 224 armas son de calibre corto -pistolas y revólveres- y 115 de calibre largo, como escopetas y rifles, en su mayoría de fabricación hechiza. El total de armas requisadas... (

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