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Gun Policy News, 20 January 2009


20 January 2009

Edmonton Journal (Alberta)

Three days after four RCMP officers were slaughtered by James Roszko, Shawn Hennessey's plan to deceive the police and escape prosecution for his part in the crime kicked into gear. When he heard news of the massacre late in the afternoon on March 3, 2005, Hennessey realized that the Winchester rifle he had supplied to Roszko was registered to his grandfather, John, according to the agreed statement of facts in the case. John had given the rifle to Shawn. Shawn had... (

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20 January 2009

Indo-Asian News Service

GUWAHATI — Vintage World War I era firearms like the .303 rifles are no match to the new face of terror — heavily armed with sophisticated weapons and gadgets, said top Indian police officials here advocating the need for replacing them with sophisticated weapons like the Israeli Uzi and the German MP5 submachine guns. "We are still using the .303 rifles which are accurate and good in the field, but not in a combat situation while fighting terrorism in cities. The... (

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