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Gun Policy News, 25 August 2000


25 August 2000

Sacramento Bee (California)

A bill to require prospective handgun owners to obtain a license by passing written and gun-handling tests cleared a major hurdle in a legislative committee Thursday, virtually assuring an explosive political debate before the end of the month. Gun owners' groups consider this bill the most threatening of the year and have bombarded its lead author with more than 10,000 phone calls. They warn that handgun licensing is invasive and signals a move toward legal... (

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25 August 2000

Associated Press

GOLDEN, Colorado — Eric Harris wasn't a problem student, so Columbine High School Principal Frank DeAngelis never met him. But when he finally did encounter him, Harris was in a hallway blasting windows with a gun. "I have flashbacks every time I walk down that corridor," DeAngelis on Thursday told a state commission studying the April 20, 1999, massacre. "I thought I was going to die." Twelve students and one teacher were killed when Harris and Dylan Klebold... (

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