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Gun Policy News, 20 February 2000


20 February 2000

Denver Rocky Mountain News (Colorado)

Hunters and sport shooters needn't fear a Denver seizure law that's at the center of a battle over local gun control being waged in the legislature, city officials say. Denver's public nuisance abatement ordinance allows the city to temporarily seize vehicles and buildings used to break the law. Law enforcement officials say it has proved to be an effective tool in cracking down on gang violence and isn't used to hound gun owners. "They keep talking about innocent... (

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Afrique du Sud

20 February 2000

Associated Press

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — A former security guard on Sunday shot and killed seven relatives, including two young children, and then fled, police said. The victims included the man's wife, her three sisters, a brother-in-law and two of the man's children, aged 3 and 7. All were shot in their heads execution-style. A 13-year-old daughter escaped the attack. The shooting spree began around 7 a.m. at a farm near Prince Alfred Hamlet in Western Cape, police spokesman... (

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20 February 2000

Toronto Sun (Ontario)

Brace yourselves — a gang of legal sharpshooters begins gathering tomorrow at the Supreme Court of Canada, where they'll open fire on the federal government's badly flawed gun registry. The arguments — mostly arcane constitutional ones — will soon be flying on behalf of Ontario, five other provinces, two territories and a diverse group of other opponents to the law. What concerns us is that common sense may get caught in the crossfire. We have seen in the U.S.... (

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