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Gun Policy News, 25 May 1998

États-Unis

25 May 1998

Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Oregon — The guns that Kipland P. Kinkel allegedly used to kill his parents and shoot 22 classmates were bought by a father trying to redirect his son's fascination with weapons into a supervised hobby, friends said yesterday. Kinkel's parents knew of his bomb-making fetish for at least a year before Thursday's shooting in a school cafeteria in which two students were killed, friends said. The 9mm Glock pistol and .22-caliber rifle Kinkel allegedly used... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

25 May 1998

Los Angeles Times

It is too bad Barbra Streisand won't debate Charlton Heston over the meaning of the 2nd Amendment. Yet, as entertaining as that debate would be, the more important question is: Would gun control have prevented the horrific shootings discussed in her movie based on Colin Ferguson's rampage, which took six lives on the Long Island Railroad in 1993? In Streisand's movie, the solution is clear: more regulations of guns. However, what might appear to be the most obvious... (GunPolicy.org)

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Nouvelle Zélande

25 May 1998

New Zealand Press Association

CHRISTCHURCH — About 200 people have applied for relicensing of firearms in Christchurch in the past fortnight, prompted by a police campaign to target unlicensed gun users. Christchurch police began the campaign at the beginning of the month to target about 5000 to 10,000 people they believed were unlicensed in Canterbury, Senior Sergeant Derek Erasmus said in a statement today. An extra staff member had been assigned to the Christchurch police station's arms... (GunPolicy.org)

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Royaume-Uni,Irlande du Nord

25 May 1998

Reuters

BELFAST — Guns, bullets and explosives — and how to get rid of them — dominated debate in Northern Ireland as it entered the first week of its new political reality on Monday. Just three days since people both sides of the Irish border said a huge "Yes" to a new peace deal, the topic which has crippled progress in the past resurfaced. But the Canadian charged with decommissioning outlawed guerrilla groups' arms, including Semtex explosive thought to be held by... (GunPolicy.org)

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Europe

25 May 1998

Reuters

BRUSSELS — European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday on a code of conduct on arms trade for the 15-nation bloc, designed to give greater weight to morality in the export of military equipment. The code, a priority for Britain during its six-month EU presidency, sets common standards governing EU arms exports. Its adoption was the main development at a regular meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels on Monday. British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook, who... (GunPolicy.org)

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