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Gun Policy News, 10 January 2009

United States

10 January 2009

WWTI-TV News (New York)

WATERTOWN, New York — A St. Lawrence County man faces federal firearms charges after a raid on his home Thursday evening. Federal, state and local police agencies searched 845 Stone Church Road, the home of 38 year old William M. Graham. Seized were about 40 firearms, including a fully automatic "assault" rifle, AK47 assault rifles, a derringer revolver and three de-milled hand grenades. Also seized was a quantity of marijuana, psilocybin mushrooms and suspected... (

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10 January 2009

Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal (Ontario)

The Northwestern Ontario Sportsmen's Alliance wants the region's MPs to get serious about scrapping the long-gun registry. And, they are … Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP John Rafferty confirmed in an interview that "at the earliest" possible opportunity he would introduce a private member's bill in the House of Commons calling for the end of the long-gun registry. "It's all in the works," he said. "I've got it planned for as earliest as possible." While Rafferty is... (

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United States

10 January 2009

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — The man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport with a trunk full of guns and nearly 1,000 rounds of ammunition said Saturday that he is a law-abiding weapons enthusiast who had no idea he might be breaking the law. A day after he was arrested for suspicion of felony transportation of an assault rifle, Phillip Dominguez said he's confident he'll be exonerated. "I'm a law-abiding, taxpaying gun enthusiast. I have no felonies — up until now,"... (

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