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Gun Policy News, 6 August 2000

États-Unis

6 August 2000

Los Angeles Times

Eleanor Kadish gets up at 2 a.m. to look at her boy and listen to him breathe. There are moments, after all her 6-year-old son has been through, when she just needs to stand in a dark room and treasure his presence. Twelve months ago Ben Kadish was lying on the floor of the North Valley Jewish Community Center in Granada Hills with two bullets in him and life gushing out. Months later he was still bedridden, with a colostomy bag stitched to his perforated stomach and... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

6 August 2000

Associated Press

KINGWOOD, Texas — A man fatally shot his wife and another man in a hospital courtyard before committing suicide Saturday afternoon, police said. The slayings happened outside Kingwood Medical Center's emergency room about 1 p.m., said Houston Police Department spokeswoman Sylvia Trevino. No one else was injured in the shootings. Kingwood is a suburb north of Houston. "It was really scary," said Marge Schwartz, who was visiting her sister inside the hospital when... (GunPolicy.org)

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6 August 2000

Detroit News

If you went to a restaurant in a foreign country and the waiter asked you to pick out a puppy who was later served to you, broiled, don't you think you'd notice? Your eyes would roll, your stomach churn. Words like "barbaric" and "uncivilized" would almost certainly pop into your head. This morning, with your coffee and comics, you can read on The News' front page about events that transpired on a single day in Wayne County. And, as it turns out, any day in Wayne... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

6 August 2000

Washington Post

In a vast and blue-lit palace of a convention center, on a high and silvery dais, a man of the gun nods at his thousands. At serried rows of war veterans in their breasted ribbons and lawyers and accountants in polos and khakis and broad-backed farmers and factory laborers with black-and-yellow National Rifle Association caps. At rapt grandkids and dozens of women wearing T-shirts emblazoned: "Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition." The man on the dais raises his... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

6 August 2000

Washington Post

[Continued from Part 1 of 2] The next decade became the NRA's golden age. Membership leaped from 900,000 to near 3 million and the budget doubled as the NRA acquired high-priced consultants and PR firms. A key NRA ideologue named Tanya Metaksa ("Spell that M-e-t-a-k-like in AK-47-s-a, like in semiautomatic," she instructed reporters) even ghost — wrote an article for President Reagan that advocated gutting the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. NRA... (GunPolicy.org)

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