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Gun Policy News, 15 November 2013

United States

15 November 2013

USA Today

WASHINGTON — When a decades-old law banning undetectable firearms expires less than a month from now, federal agents say a plastic weapon created on a 3-D printer could emerge as a national security threat. The homemade plastic gun, known as the "Liberator .380" and made with a computer blueprint, a 3-D printer and plastic resin, could pass through security checkpoints without setting off metal detectors. The gun uses only the smallest bits of metal for ammunition... (GunPolicy.org)

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Zimbabwe

15 November 2013

Herald (Zimbabwe)

Fifty-one people were killed in Harare during the last 10 months with most of the cases being victims of domestic violence and armed robberies. According to police statistics, 50 people were murdered in the city during the same period last year. Harare provincial police spokesperson Inspector Tadius Chibanda yesterday said some people were killed by robbers after they tried to resist. "Most of the cases were also over domestic disputes while others were drivers of... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australia

15 November 2013

ABC News (Australia)

Police say the initial results of a state-wide gun amnesty reveal 500 people in regional Western Australia surrendered unlicensed firearms to authorities. During the three-month firearms amnesty, which finished last month, more than 1,200 unlicensed firearms were collected from across the state. The highest surrender rate within the state's seven regions was in the south-west, with 164, and the lowest was in the Pilbara at 30. In the Goldfields and Esperance region,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australia

15 November 2013

ABC News (Australia)

Police say the initial results of a state-wide gun amnesty reveal 500 people in regional Western Australia surrendered unlicensed firearms to authorities. During the three-month firearms amnesty, which finished last month, more than 1,200 unlicensed firearms were collected from across the state. The highest surrender rate within the state's seven regions was in the south-west, with 164, and the lowest was in the Pilbara at 30. In the Goldfields and Esperance region,... (GunPolicy.org)

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