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Gun Policy News, 28 March 2001

États-Unis

28 March 2001

Daily Northwestern

EVANSTON, Illinois — The Campus Alliance to End Gun Violence on Tuesday brought representatives from the Million Mom March to Northwestern University to advocate gun control and grassroots organizing on college campuses. Tracy Egan, a member of the North Suburban Chicagoland Chapter of the Million Mom March, and Steve Young, the organization's regional director, spoke to about 15 students in Norris University Center's Louis Room about their experiences with the gun... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

28 March 2001

Washington Post

Twenty years after James Brady was shot in the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, the modern gun control movement spearheaded by him and his wife, Sarah, is in retreat. Amid gloomy developments for advocates of gun restrictions, the Bradys' group, Handgun Control Inc., and its allies have lowered their expectations for Washington. They have turned instead to states and cities considered more receptive to stronger regulation of handguns. They are also... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

28 March 2001

Washington Post

The subject was guns and the participants were high school students. The teenagers talked about trigger locks, safety training and loopholes in gun control laws. But although the hour-long forum was billed by the sponsor as a look at the gun issue against the backdrop of "renewed violence in America's schools," the students for the most part skirted that topic. "I think it's so overplayed, this issue of guns in schools," said Kathryn Pizzuto, a 17-year-old senior from... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

28 March 2001

Reuters

WASHINGTON — The main U.S. gun control group on Wednesday urged Congress and the Bush administration to address gun violence following the latest spate of school shootings. Handgun Control Inc. (HCI) called on legislators to close loopholes that allow criminals and the mentally unstable to circumvent firearms checks, and pressed for child safety locks to be made mandatory on all handguns. HCI President Sarah Brady, whose husband Jim Brady was left wheelchair bound... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

28 March 2001

Boston Globe, Opinion

Another school shooting and the gun-control advocates and opponents are again on opposite banks of the river of blood. The White House has turned its back on the riddled bodies floating downstream as the other side shouts and points down at the river, dismissed as village idiots. After Columbine and the Million Mom March, it seemed that the forces for more sane gun restrictions were gaining strength in Congress. Now, with President Bush acting as a courtier to the... (GunPolicy.org)

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