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Gun Policy News, 26 November 2009

Canada,United States

26 November 2009


SEATTLE, Washington — Canadians will welcome you and your money when the winter Olympics begin in February. But trying to take something else across the border could land you in jail. Gerald Burke of Tacoma knows that first hand, and is facing an uncertain future because of it. "The charge that the Crown is after is that I do three years in prison," he told KIRO 7 Investigative Reporter Amy Clancy recently. Burke says it was a simple mistake, but the Canadian... (

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United States

26 November 2009

San Francisco Chronicle, Column

It may come as a surprise to many of his Democratic supporters, but Attorney General and gubernatorial hopeful Jerry Brown has gone to bat for the National Rifle Association. The NRA's cause: urging the U.S. Supreme Court to guarantee the ability of gun owners across the land to keep and bear arms. Last year, the high court struck down a ban on handguns in Washington, D.C., ruling for the first time that the Second Amendment's right to bear arms applies to individuals... (

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