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Gun Policy News, 12 November 1998

États-Unis

12 November 1998

Chicago Sun-Times

A dozen suburban gun shops and major gun manufacturers whose weapons create havoc on the streets of Chicago will be targeted by Mayor Daley today in a $200 million-plus lawsuit based on public nuisance laws. Cook County is expected to join the suit in an attempt to recoup the cost of running the trauma unit at Cook County Hospital, where scores of gunshot victims are treated each year. Daley is scheduled to announce the lawsuit — and proposed changes in state and... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australie

12 November 1998

Courier-Mail (Brisbane)

The National Party might support a One Nation bid to water down the state's gun laws by allowing Queenslanders to buy guns, including semi-automatics, to defend their homes. The proposal threatens to cause a rift in the Coalition, with the Liberal Party ruling out support for the move, while National Party leader Rob Borbidge said his party would consider supporting some One Nation changes. The One Nation proposal would free up ownership of category A, B and C... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australie

12 November 1998

Courier-Mail (Brisbane)

The National Party was attacked by its female members yesterday for sending the wrong message on domestic violence by voting to alter the state's gun laws. Party delegates clashed publicly as their state conference split over a proposal to allow occupational shooters who were subject to an expired domestic violence orders to appeal for work gun licences. Opposition police spokesman Allan Grice said the Weapons Act was not being watered down. He said gun licences... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

12 November 1998

Reuters

CHICAGO — In the second lawsuit brought against the gun industry by a major U.S. city, Chicago said on Thursday it is suing firearms manufacturers and sellers to recoup the cost of urban gun violence. Chicago's $433 million suit, announced by Mayor Richard Daley and filed in Cook County Circuit Court, alleges gun makers and dealers violated public nuisance laws by knowingly designing, marketing and distributing firearms so they fall into the hands of the city's... (GunPolicy.org)

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