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Gun Policy News, 13 July 1998


13 July 1998

Philadelphia Inquirer

WEST HARTFORD, Connecticut — Ronald L. Stewart is unique among the nation's gun manufacturers. He favors a form of national gun control. Stewart, the chief executive officer of Colt's Manufacturing Co., advocates a comprehensive federal firearms law, including the creation of a federal gun permit. And he wants gun owners to be licensed, tested and subjected to mandatory safety training. These views have made him a pariah in the gun community. On gun-friendly Web... (

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13 July 1998

Associated Press

OSLO, Norway — Seeking to stem the spread of light weapons, representatives from 21 countries met today to create a global campaign to control the arms that fuel conflicts around the world. "The great human costs of the excessive accumulation and uncontrolled proliferation of small arms are the major reason for our common concern," Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Aslaug Haga said today as she opened the meeting. No one know how many light weapons there are in the... (

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13 July 1998

New York Times

OSLO, Norway — In what diplomats say is the first endeavor of its kind, the United States and 20 other countries will meet here Monday to try to stop the spread of assault rifles, pistols, hand grenades, mortars and other so-called light weapons. The conference reflects a growing realization among governments that in the post-cold-war world it is not the jets and tanks but the small arms that are the prime contributors to regional instability, fueling nationalistic... (

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