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Gun Policy News, 9 April 2010

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9 April 2010

Associated Press

CLEVELAND, Ohio - One judge's solution for citizens feeling less secure because of budget cuts in an Ohio county: Carry a gun. Judge Alfred Mackey of Ashtabula County Common Pleas Court advised residents Friday to be vigilant and arm themselves because the number of deputies has been cut about in half because of a tight budget. He also urged neighbors to organize anti-crime block watch groups. "They have to be law-abiding, and if they are not familiar with firearms... (

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9 April 2010

Regina Leader-Post (Saskatchewan)

The RCMP is concerned that 15 hand guns stolen from a truck over the weekend could end up in the hands of criminals. The owner of the weapons bought the firearms at a gun show in Calgary and was transporting the hand guns back to Melfort. The firearms, with trigger guards, were stored in lock boxes inside the locked compartment of a 2008 Chevy three-quarter-ton. On Saturday, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the truck broke down just west of Drumheller and was left... (

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