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Gun Policy News, 13 February 2012

Australia

13 February 2012

ABC News (Australia)

The New South Wales Government has revealed details of its plans to crack down on gun crime, in response to the spate of shootings in Sydney over the past year. The Government has been under pressure over more than 60 shootings, particularly in Sydney's south-west. A raft of legislation will be introduced to State Parliament this week to create new criminal offences and tighten current gun laws. The Government wants to create a specific offence for drive-by... (GunPolicy.org)

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Barbados

13 February 2012

Real Jamaican Radio

Shooting clubs and gun dealers in Barbados are at the centre of police investigations following the discovery of a number of unregistered high powered weapons. Among the weapons were a number of M4 assault rifles used for single and automatic fire, President Barbados Rifle Association (BRA), Michael Holder, club secretary Debbie Holder and committee member Richard Arthur, were charged with illegal possession of firearms and or ammunition. Another club member was being... (GunPolicy.org)

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