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Gun Policy News, 27 May 1998

Israël

27 May 1998

Jerusalem Post (Israel)

It is becoming an all too familiar picture on our television screens: A teenager in an American school gets frustrated as a result of a minor punishment. He goes home, takes his father's machine gun out of the closet, returns to school the next day and opens fire indiscriminately. And the response is also all too familiar. It always takes place in a small, peaceful, quiet town, the sort of place where violence is never expected, far away from the centers of vice and... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

27 May 1998

Los Angeles Times

With one week to go before election day, the race for governor grew geographically more frenetic and thematically more refined Tuesday as Democratic challengers Jane Harman and Al Checchi sharpened their focus on issues they hope will vault them past the race's front-runners. For Checchi, that meant education. For Harman, it meant education and gun control. For both, the issues served as metaphors for what they see as their strengths against Democrat Lt. Gov. Gray... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

27 May 1998

Reuters

NEW YORK — Shares of Saf T Lok Inc., the Florida-based maker of locking devices for guns, surged in heavy trading Wednesday as yet another school shooting rampage put pressure on lawmakers to make firearms safer. The stock jumped $1.25 to close at $5 on the Nasdaq market, where it was the second most actively traded issue with with almost 16.7 million shares traded. Earlier in the session, shares touched a new 52-week high of $6 a share, its highest level since... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

27 May 1998

Reuters

WASHINGTON — A majority of Americans, including more than half of the country's gun owners, want stricter gun control laws, a poll said on Wednesday. The poll, conducted by Louis Harris and Associates, found that 69 percent of all adults favour "stricter gun control" compared to 23 percent that want "less strict gun control." Among gun owners, 57 percent want tighter gun laws while 32 percent want an easing of gun restrictions, the poll said. An even larger number... (GunPolicy.org)

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