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Gun Policy News, 8 May 1998


8 May 1998

Telegraph (UK)

The heiress Susan Cummings, 35, sat calmly, looking every inch one of the wealthiest young women in Virginia horse country, as a sheriff, Eric Junger, told a jury yesterday how he found her lover lying in a vast pool of blood on her kitchen floor, shot four times with her Walther P1 semi-automatic. But her lawyer, Blair Howard, argued that she had been forced to kill him. He insisted, in the court in Warrenton, seven miles from the woman's 340-acre estate at Ashland... (

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8 May 1998

Join Together Online gun violence web site (Boston)

The California Senate has passed a bill mandating trigger locks on all new handguns and other gun-safety measures, UPI reported May 7. In a close vote, the Senate approved the bill sponsored by Sen. Tom Hayden (D-L.A.) and sent it on to the state Assembly for consideration. Besides the trigger-lock requirement, the Hayden bill also requires gun manufacturers located in California to beef up their security measures, and to stamp their products with serial numbers... (

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8 May 1998


WASHINGTON — More than 6,000 children were expelled from U.S. schools last year for bringing guns and bombs to school, the Department of Education said on Friday. The figures, for the academic year 1996-97, were the first comprehensive statistics available on the subject since the Gun-Free Schools Act of 1994 persuaded states to make expulsion for one year mandatory for the offense. The department quoted a report on the expulsions as saying handguns accounted for 58... (

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