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Gun Policy News, 25 February 2000

États-Unis

25 February 2000

Los Angeles Times

A last-minute scramble by the local chapter of the National Rifle Assn. paid off this week. After other gun-control speakers canceled or declined to come to Simi Valley, a local NRA group was left sponsoring a debate and panel discussion without any proponents of gun control. But the Ventura County East Membership Council, an offshoot of the Institute for Legislative Action, a political and educational branch of the NRA, got confirmation Thursday that West Hollywood... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

25 February 2000

Associated Press

NEW YORK — The Clinton administration is suspending the export of guns and ammunition to Canada amid concern that they might be flowing back into the United States, The New York Times reported today. The United States nine months ago began requiring licenses to export weapons to Canada. Since last April, licenses have been issued for 115,000 handguns, 25,000 rifles and 200 million rounds of ammunition, according to U.S. government data cited by the Times. A senior... (GunPolicy.org)

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Jamaïque

25 February 2000

Reuters

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's Senate lashed out at the U.S. government on Friday over what it called U.S. reluctance to provide meaningful help in stemming the flow of illegal guns into Jamaica and other Caribbean countries. The issue was raised during debate on a proposal that added illegal gun sales to the list of offences criminals can be prosecuted for under Jamaica's Money Laundering Act, which previously was confined to drug-related offences. Senators said the... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis,Canada

25 February 2000

Reuters

OTTAWA — The United States has agreed to a Canadian request to review and possibly suspend licenses for the export of handguns, rifles and ammunition to Canada, U.S. officials said on Friday. U.S. authorities had notified the Canadian government of a large demand of guns from Canada, and Ottawa sent a letter to the U.S. State Department asking for a suspension, they said. "I would emphasize it's not an action against Canada. It's an action that the two governments... (GunPolicy.org)

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