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Gun Policy News, 29 January 2005

United States

29 January 2005

Daily News (New York), Opinion

Two hours after leaving the Republican convention and listening to George Bush speak about a safer America, yours truly found himself facing a gun in the safest big city in America. The gun was held by one of two teenagers who had suddenly appeared out of the early morning darkness. I kept my eyes lowered and my hands at my sides and I said not a word. I have seen several hundred gunshot victims. I long ago learned what can result from even the slightest challenge to... (

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United Kingdom,Northern Ireland

29 January 2005

Belfast Telegraph (UK)

New gun laws in Ulster came in for criticism today — from the firearms trade. The Gun Trade Association (NI) warned the legislation could unfairly affect shooting as a sport — and threatens the Irish National Rifle team. Association chairman David Robinson said team members from the Republic are to have their Northern Ireland firearms certificates effectively revoked by the legislation coming into force next week. "There is a lot of legal confusion but if it is... (

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