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Gun Policy News, 10 January 2014

Zimbabwe

10 January 2014

Herald (Zimbabwe), Opinion

You definitely know something is wrong when a woman is robbed of a mango she is eating at gunpoint. This is the ridiculous incident that occurred recently along the Masvingo-Beitbridge Highway. It could be normal though, but only in a society where everyone owns a gun. But Zimbabwe has one of the most functional firearms regulation policies in the world. The regulation of guns in the country is typically categorised as "restrictive". It is a policy which many... (GunPolicy.org)

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United States

10 January 2014

Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

Shoot Straight, Florida's largest independent gun-shop chain, has stopped renting guns to prevent its eight Florida ranges from becoming suicide parlors. Khaled Akkawi, founder of the Apopka-based chain, made the decision last month after the latest suicides at one his gun ranges. "We've had enough," Akkawi said Friday. "They've been increasing real fast and the one common denominator — everyone is done with a rental gun." Shoot Straight joins a growing number of... (GunPolicy.org)

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