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Gun Policy News, 10 June 2010

Cayman Islands

10 June 2010

Cayman News Service (Cayman Islands)

There have been nine reported crimes involving the use of firearms since the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service started its no-questions-asked gun amnesty, which ends at 7:00pm tonight (Thursday 10 June). From armed robberies at liquor stores and gas stations to street robberies and home invasions, Cayman's criminal element seemed too busy using their weapons to bring them in. The police will be revealing the total quantity and type of weapons collected during the... (

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United States,Europe

10 June 2010

Fox News (USA), Opinion

It wasn't supposed to happen in England, with all its very strict gun control laws. And yet last week Derrick Bird shot and killed 12 people and wounded 11 others. A headline in The Times of London read: "Toughest laws in the world could not stop Cumbria tragedy." Multiple victim public shootings were assumed to be an American thing for it is here the guns are, right? No, not at all. Contrary to public perception, Western Europe, where most countries have much tougher... (

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United Kingdom

10 June 2010

Ashington Journal (UK)

Police have seized more than 50 firearms after raiding a suspected homemade gun factory. Armed officers stormed the flat in Northumberland after a tip-off. An arsenal of weapons was recovered from the property in North Seaton, Ashington. Gary Ray appeared before South East Northumberland Magistrates charged with converting an imitation firearm, and possession, purchase or sale of a prohibited weapon. The 51-year-old was remanded in custody. Pensioner Joan Ward,... (

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