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Gun Policy News, 26 February 2000

Royaume-Uni

26 February 2000

Times (UK)

A local Neighbourhood Watch co-ordinator who shot a schoolboy after being plagued by noisy children was jailed for three years yesterday. Allan Moynihan's victim survived only because his father stemmed the blood from a severed artery with his finger. After the shooting, police found an arsenal of replica weapons at the home of Moynihan, 46, a former chief petty officer in the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Crown Court was told. The shot from his high-velocity air rifle, fired... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis,Canada

26 February 2000

New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Canadian government said today that it was reviewing all licenses issued for the import of firearms from the United States to be sure that they were for valid business or sporting purposes. A senior government official said that the review was being done at the request of the United States, which was alarmed by a huge volume of import applications for firearms since last April. The official said the review was being conducted on an "urgent... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

26 February 2000

Times (UK)

Wal-Mart, the owner of Asda, has agreed to pay two American girls up to $16 million (£10 million) compensation for selling their father a shotgun which he used to kill their mother while he was under a restraining order. The multinational retailer, which is also America's largest gun seller, has agreed an out-of-court settlement with the family of the two girls, aged two and five. Lawyers for the family argued that Wal-Mart was negligent in selling James Michael White... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

26 February 2000

Associated Press

WESTMINSTER, Maryland — A 66-year-old woman won a Beretta 9 mm semiautomatic pistol Saturday in a Republican Party raffle that provoked opposition even within the party. Helen Roop, a registered Republican and retired Carroll County finance department worker, opted for the handgun and shooting classes over the alternative first prize of $500. She must pass a background check before getting the pistol. The fund-raiser for the rural county's Republican Central... (GunPolicy.org)

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