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Gun Policy News, 28 May 1998


28 May 1998

ABC News (Australia)

The Prime Minister has been encouraged to maintain pressure on the states and territories to fully implement national gun laws. The Federal Opposition says a report written 13 months ago and released this week shows the states are being negligent in complying with the measures agreed to in 1996. Shadow Attorney-General Nick Bolkus says the Government should continue to threaten a referendum to transfer responsibility for gun control to the Commonwealth. "The... (

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28 May 1998

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

MADISON, Wisconsin — At home over the weekend, Police Chief Richard Williams decided to hide his service weapon in his oven. The next day, he got hungry and figured he would heat up some leftover turkey. That's when things really got hot. Now Williams has suspended himself without pay for one day for violating a department rule against accidentally discharging a service weapon, a Madison police official said Wednesday. Williams, police chief for the past four... (

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Nouvelle Zélande

28 May 1998

Radio New Zealand

The government's response to the Thorp recommendations on gun control is expected by the middle of next month. The Thorp review last year recommended sweeping changes to gun controls, including a buy-back of military-style semi-automatics and registration of all guns, instead of just their owners. Cabinet' strategy committee considered a report by officials on the recommendations yesterday, but asked for more work to be done for when it meets again the week after... (

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