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Gun Policy News, 10 February 2000

Canada

10 February 2000

Edmonton Journal (Alberta)

OTTAWA — The federal government will take special measures in hopes of persuading hundreds of thousands of reluctant gun owners to comply with Canada's unpopular new firearms rules. Justice Minister Anne McLellan conceded Wednesday a giant bottleneck looms in the mandatory licensing and registration system unless owners can be convinced to obey the law, which now faces two constitutional challenges. McLellan ruled out extending the Jan. 1, 2001, deadline for an... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

10 February 2000

New York Times

LOS ANGELES — Former Senator Bill Bradley sharply questioned Vice President Al Gore's commitment to gun control today, saying Mr. Gore had a voting record in Congress that could make him a "poster child" for the National Rifle Association. In emotional events at a synagogue and at a middle school in East Los Angeles, where parents told of losing children to gun violence, Mr. Bradley said the vice president was a recent convert to gun control who, while in Congress,... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

10 February 2000

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — Bill Bradley, standing Thursday with parents of children killed by guns, accused Al Gore of coming late and ending up weak on gun control. "This is not an issue that I came to after seeing television pictures of Columbine," Bradley said. "This is an issue that I believed as a matter of fundamental principle throughout my public life." "I have always supported common-sense gun control. Al Gore has not always done that." The Gore campaign countered that... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

10 February 2000

Reuters

TORONTO — Three males, two of them believed to be students, were shot and wounded at a Toronto high school on Thursday, and up to two suspects were being sought in the latest incident of gun violence to rock a North American school. "Initially they indicated there was one suspect and possibly a second," said Sergeant Jim Muscat from the Metro Toronto Police. He said detectives were questioning students and eye witnesses about the shooting at the local police... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

10 February 2000

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Basketball superstar Michael Jordan will appear in television ads endorsing former ballplayer Bill Bradley's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. The ad, taped two months ago, will begin airing Friday in some of the states voting in the critical March 7 batch of primaries, said Kristen Ludecke, Bradley's spokeswoman. She refused to say which markets the ad would run in. New York, California and other large states are holding primaries... (GunPolicy.org)

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