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Gun Policy News, 10 October 2009

Canada

10 October 2009

Halifax Chronicle-Herald (Nova Scotia)

Some Shelburne County residents are upset that more than 40 guns seized from a local man several years ago were returned to him this year. And they're also miffed that they weren't notified. Now Michael Laurie Goulden, 49, of Carleton Village is charged with shooting an ATV rider in the back with a 12-gauge shotgun in his yard in the wee hours of Sunday morning. He was released on bail and returns to court next month. Jeremy Shand, 28, received minor injuries in the... (GunPolicy.org)

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United States

10 October 2009

Associated Press

The North Carolina Supreme Court justice who wrote a recent decision supporting some convicted felons' right to own a gun is a federally licensed gun dealer and maker, but legal experts say he did not violate any rules. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Saturday that Judge Edward Thomas Brady has earned money from gun sales since 2007. Brady wrote the 5-2 decision in August that a 2004 state law barring convicted felons from having a gun, even in their own home... (GunPolicy.org)

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United States

10 October 2009

Providence Journal (Rhode Island)

A man who walked into the South Kingstown police station with a loaded AK-47 assault rifle is one of four men being charged or sought after a two-week investigation, the police said Friday. Mark A. Smith, 51, of Dam Street, turned in the rifle Sept. 24, saying he'd been driving on Route 108 near the Meadowbrook Apartments around 9 a.m. when he saw two boys about 12 years old playing army with the gun. He told the police that he stopped and took the rifle from the boys,... (GunPolicy.org)

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