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Gun Policy News, 25 April 2010


25 April 2010

234 Next (Timbuktu)

The federal government's amnesty programme is heading for the rocks with allegations that money meant for the rehabilitation of militants has been embezzled and the youth are now threatening to return to the creeks. Acting President Goodluck Jonathan who was all too aware of the dangers, moved last week to salvage public confidence in the programme by restructuring it. Under the new structure, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Timi Alaibe, would... (

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United States

25 April 2010

Cumberland Times-News (Maryland)

CUMBERLAND, Maryland — Hunting aficionados visiting Canal Place may soon have to store their weapons elsewhere based on the Canal Place Preservation & Development Authority's reaction to a proposed firearm restriction policy. "We don't have a policy right now," said Canal Place Executive Director Renee Bone. "Obviously anytime we would see someone that would be carrying any type of firearm with them, it sets off a red flag and we'd contact Cumberland City Police... (

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