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Gun Policy News, 8 January 1999


8 January 1999

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia)

Two students at a Carroll County high school were shot today in an apparent double suicide attempt, authorities said. "We have had two students transported from Central High School to the Tanner [Medical Center] emergency room, both with gunshots," said Mark Sims, a spokesman for the Carroll County Sheriff's Department. Hospital spokesman Les Nix said the two students — a 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl — were being treated in the hospital's emergency room... (

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8 January 1999

Los Angeles Times

It's open season on the handgun industry, the target of a new legal crusade by major cities that is revving up in the style of the immense assaults against tobacco and asbestos producers. The gun litigation aims to achieve what has largely eluded politicians, regulators and law enforcement agencies: reducing the toll of gun violence that has terrorized U.S. cities by clamping tighter limits on firearm sales. Gun rights advocates charge that the real intent is to... (

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Nouvelle Zélande

8 January 1999

Independent Radio News

Gun lobbyists have come out in support of a crackdown on home invasion crimes. The government's looking at a law change to introduce much tougher sentences for people convicted of crimes involving home invasion. The Council of Licensed Firearms Owners says it wants the introduction of a five year mandatory prison sentence for anyone who uses a firearm to commit a serious crime. Council chairman Michael Reeves says the firearms community has had enough, as it's the... (

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8 January 1999


CARROLLTON, Georgia — One Georgia high school student was killed and another was wounded Friday morning in a shooting at Central High School, Carroll County Coroner Sam Eady said. School officials confirmed there was a shooting. The school was closed for the day and students were sent home, officials there said. There were no other details available about the... (

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8 January 1999


ISLAMABAD — Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Shajuat Hussain Friday said the government has decided to introduce a new law to enhance punishment for those who keep illegal weapons. Talking to reporters here, he said that the Interior Ministry has prepared a draft of the new law in consultation with the law ministry, adding that ordinance in this connection could be issued any time. He said that a large-scale operation will be launched to recover illicit arms... (

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