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Gun Policy News, 2 December 1999

États-Unis

2 December 1999

Washington Post

The same crowd that said-in 1993 when we were trying to pass the Brady Bill-they said all these criminals, they don't buy guns at gun stores; they buy all their guns at flea markets and gun shows and all that. So this Brady Bill won't do any good. So we did the Brady Bill; 470,000 [gun sale] rejections later they now say, oh, it won't do any good to close the gun-show loophole. I wanted to go back and read them what they said in '93. That's sort of the just-say-no... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

2 December 1999

Washington Post

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Bill Bradley says he wants to register every pistol, just like every car. Vice President Gore's proposal restricting handguns would require potential purchasers to show a photo identification card proving they had passed a background check but would not affect weapons people already own. With different plans but a common desire to avoid going too far, the two rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination are giving the sensitive question of... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

2 December 1999

Canadian Press, Book review

MONTREAL — When Heidi Rathjen dreamed of becoming an engineer, she never thought she'd be building consensus to toughen Canada's gun laws. But that's what she helped do in the aftermath of Marc Lepine's hate-fuelled rampage at Ecole polytechnique on Dec. 6, 1989, which left 14 women dead. "Something good can come out of a terrible tragedy," Rathjen said of the laws in a recent interview. The battle waged by her and Torontonian Wendy Cukier is recounted in December... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

2 December 1999

Oregonian (Portland)

In a matter of days, the compromise on gun control that sent Ginny Burdick's hopes soaring turned sour. The Democratic state senator from Portland had worked harder than anyone to get the Oregon Legislature to pass a law requiring criminal background checks on all sales at gun shows. So she quickly signed on to a political deal brokered by Rep. Kevin Mannix that won the neutrality of the powerful National Rifle Association. By early June, though, Burdick felt... (GunPolicy.org)

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