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Gun Policy News, 16 January 2014

Italy

16 January 2014

Xinhua

ROME - The murder cases registered in Italy last year marked the record low since the republic was founded some 150 years ago, which experts said was an evidence that the economic crisis does not foster extreme violence when the nation-state is perceived as strong. "What I found was that the economic crisis does not affect murders," Marzio Barbagli, a sociology professor emeritus at the University of Bologna told Xinhua on Wednesday. Barbagli was the author of a study... (GunPolicy.org)

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New Zealand

16 January 2014

Radio New Zealand International (Shortwave)

Dunedin's West Harbour community is in shock after two children were seemingly shot dead by a man who had protection orders against him. Bradley and Ellen Livingstone, aged nine and six, died from gunshot wounds at their home in St Leonards on Wednesday night. A 51-year-old Milton prison worker then appears to have turned the gun on himself. Police will not yet release his name until they finish contacting relatives overseas. However, they confirmed he is the... (GunPolicy.org)

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