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Gun Policy News, 11 January 2014


11 January 2014

Herald (Zimbabwe)

A 33-year-old security guard stationed at Mavhudzi High School in Nyazura ran amok on Wednesday night, fatally shooting his workmate for allegedly having an affair with his girlfriend. The guard, identified as Joseph Zvikumva, also accidentally shot and seriously injured a female worker at the school. Zvikumva fled the scene after committing the offence and police have since launched a manhunt for him. He is wanted for murder and attempted murder. Police... (

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United States

11 January 2014

4-Traders (France), Web page

The slow drop-off of households owning guns has ended, rebounding in a new poll to 39 percent, up five points from the latest survey. A new Economist/YouGov poll said that nearly 4 in 10 American households have guns, with 56 percent claiming not to have one. That is a sizable uptick from the four-decade drop in household ownership charted by the authoritative General Social Survey. It pegged household gun ownership at 50 percent in the 1970s, 49 percent in the 1980s,... (

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