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Gun Policy News, 22 May 2013


22 May 2013

Entorno Inteligente (Venezuela)

[Translated summary: 70 guns were seized and destroyed in the parish of El Recreo, in accordance with Decree 9,194.] Este procedimiento de inutilización consiste en el aplastado del cañón de cada arma. 70 armas de fuego, que fueron incautadas en diferentes procedimientos realizados por efectivos de la Policía del municipio Libertador, fueron inutilizadas este miércoles. La actividad se realizó detrás de la Plaza Andrés Bello, en la parroquia El Recreo, y... (

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United States

22 May 2013

Washington Post

SAN JOSE, California — A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a wireless controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved — and disable it remotely. The technology, but not an actual gun, was demonstrated Tuesday at a wireless technology conference in Las Vegas and was shown to The Associated Press in advance. It comes at a time when lawmakers around the U.S. are considering contentious smart gun laws that... (

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22 May 2013

Ha'aretz (Tel Aviv)

One day after a Be'er Sheva man shot dead four people in a local bank before turning his gun on himself, the Public Security Ministry on Tuesday announced new rules to limit the number of guns in circulation. School security guards will have to turn in their weapons, which guarding firms will reissue at the start of the new school year. Licensed gun owners will have to store their weapon in a safe at home. Security companies must obtain special exemptions from being... (

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