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Gun Policy News, 7 January 2000

États-Unis

7 January 2000

Washington Post

A Maryland State Police lieutenant is suing his bosses, alleging that they are making him a scapegoat for the state's difficulties in preventing the sale of guns to people accused of domestic violence. Lt. David Barcroft, a 23-year state police veteran and the former assistant commander of communications services, was ordered last month to leave his job in Baltimore County and report to a new position on the Eastern Shore-a three-hour commute from his home. In a... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australie

7 January 2000

ABC News (Australia)

The Queensland Weapons Licensing Branch has defended its decision to a refuse a semi-automatic gun licence to a grazier. Grazier Tony Kleaver, from Glenmorgan west of Toowoomba, wanted a semi-automatic gun licence to cull wild dogs which are killing his cattle. He is now threatening to clear 600 hectares of his property. But Weapon's Licencing Branch inspector Gerry Brown says it is very difficult to obtain a license to use semi-automatic guns, following the Port... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

7 January 2000

Denver Rocky Mountain News (Colorado)

To Kevin Schwartzberg's expert eye, guns are things of beauty: form and function in one pleasing package-and a great investment to boot. "Firearms are a lot like art," said Schwartzberg, 24, manager of Firing Line, an indoor shooting range and gun store in Aurora. "I've never lost money on a gun." He probably has lost a few arguments about gun ownership, though. "It's one of those emotional issues where you definitely feel one way or the other," he said. Coloradans... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

7 January 2000

Denver Rocky Mountain News (Colorado)

Less than a third of Colorado lawmakers who responded to a recent survey said they keep a gun in their home. But 75 percent have used guns for target shooting and 45 percent have hunted with a gun, according to a Denver Rocky Mountain News survey. Several lawmakers used to own firearms, but got rid of them because of children or other lifestyle changes. Rep. Diane Hoppe, R-Sterling, said she had guns in her home until she got divorced. "Got rid of the husband and his... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

7 January 2000

Denver Rocky Mountain News (Colorado)

A smattering of applause followed Gov. Bill Owens' call Thursday for legislators to pass tougher gun laws, but his fellow Republicans weren't clapping. "I specifically looked to the Republican side of the aisle and did not see a lot of applause," Senate Minority Leader Mike Feeley, D-Lakewood, said referring to Owens' mention of gun control during his State of the State speech. Assistant Senate Majority Leader Ken Chlouber, R-Leadville, said he'll "respectfully"... (GunPolicy.org)

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