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Gun Policy News, 4 April 2010

United States

4 April 2010

Ann Arbor News / AnnArbor.com (Michigan)

A message sent 16 months ago from a Hutaree email address called upon militia members to fight the ATF - the same day the bureau's agents say they conducted a routine gun check in Lenawee County. That email, obtained by AnnArbor.com, was sent on Dec. 8, 2008 after two ATF inspectors conducted a records check at the business of a federal firearms licensee. The gun check kicked off the federal investigation into Hutaree, a Christian-oriented militia group prosecutors... (GunPolicy.org)

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Uganda,Sudan,Ethiopia,Kenya

4 April 2010

New Vision (Kampala)

KAMPALA, Uganda — Kenya has set up checkpoints at its borders with Uganda, Sudan and Ethiopia ahead of a disarmament exercise to repossess illegal guns. This has caused panic in the Northern Rift Valley, where cattle rustling is a common practice. Reports indicate that hundreds of troops have been deployed at Suam, which borders with Kapchorwa and Bukwo districts of Uganda. Kenyan army trucks were seen in Kitale and Kapenguria deploying soldiers. Sources said UPDF... (GunPolicy.org)

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United States

4 April 2010

Daily Camera (Colorado)

Valerie Stoyva cringes at the idea of allowing concealed carry permit holders to bring guns on her University of Colorado campus. "I would like to feel safe — and know that people are not carrying guns on campus," said Stoyva, who is earning her teaching certificate at the Boulder campus. "It's impossible to know the psychology of others." On the flip side, Susan Wiersma, an incoming freshman from Laramie, said she believes students have Second Amendment rights and... (GunPolicy.org)

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United States

4 April 2010

Detroit Free Press

Police in tiny Huron, Ohio, said they became alarmed about Jacob Ward last July after his mother, an Ohio corrections officer, confiscated his guns. The 33-year-old former mall janitor -- who is jailed in Michigan on charges of conspiring with a Lenawee County militia group to declare war on the U.S. -- wanted police to pursue criminal charges because of the confiscated guns and was irate when the cops refused, Huron Police Chief John Majoy said Friday. "When someone... (GunPolicy.org)

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