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Gun Policy News, 22 November 2009

Bermuda,United States

22 November 2009

Associated Press

HAMILTON, Bermuda — Bermuda's highest court has struck down the conviction of a Florida woman who accidentally brought the ammunition magazine from her gun to the British island territory. The Supreme Court ruled there was no evidence that Lori DuBell intended to bring the gun magazine into Bermuda. The court issued an absolute discharge Friday meaning she will have no criminal record in the territory. The real estate broker from Naples, Florida, spent nine days in... (

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United States

22 November 2009

Chicago Tribune, Opinion

Last week, the body of Chicago school board president Michael Scott was found in the Chicago River with a single bullet wound in his head. The big story was that this powerful, well-connected public official had, according to the Cook County medical examiner, committed suicide. The less-noticed story was that he did it with an illegal weapon. After all, handgun ownership is not allowed in Chicago, which has one of the strictest gun control laws in the country, and... (

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