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Gun Policy News, 21 January 2005

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21 January 2005

New York Daily News

A celebrity bodyguard's arrest on gun charges had the National Rifle Association taking potshots at documentary filmmaker Michael Moore yesterday. After ex-Marine Patrick Burke claimed he was Moore's bodyguard, the NRA gleefully branded him "a hypocrite." Moore, who won a Best Documentary Oscar for "Bowling for Columbine" — a scathing look at the gun culture in America — shot back that Burke wasn't his protector. "When in New York, my security does not possess... (

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21 January 2005

Agence France Presse

LISBON — Police in Portugal have arrested a teenager who set up a personal web page which featured photos of himself posing with a machine gun along with cash he said he obtained through crime — as well as his full name and mobile telephone number, a report said. Marco Guerra, 17, told newsweekly Sabado he was charged with illegal possession of firearms and drugs after police searched the room he occupies in his parents house in suburban Lisbon. "The police came... (

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