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Gun Policy News, 10 January 2002

États-Unis

10 January 2002

Los Angeles Times

A former worker at the San Onofre nuclear power plant was found with more than 250 weapons, including an illegal rocket launcher, when arrested for allegedly threatening his ex-colleagues, apparently in anger over being fired. While serving an arrest warrant for David L. Reza on Tuesday evening, Orange County sheriff's deputies discovered the weapons including antique rifles and empty hand grenades as well as 5,000 rounds of ammunition at his Laguna Niguel home and a... (GunPolicy.org)

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10 January 2002

Cincinnati Post (Ohio)

A judge today ruled unconstitutional Ohio's law that effectively prevents law-abiding citizens from carrying a concealed weapon for protection or work. Ohio's concealed carry laws are unconstitutional on their face and as applied to the plaintiffs in that said (laws) deny to plaintiffs, in particular, and the law-abiding citizens with in Hamilton County, in general, the right to carry a concealed firearm for their defense and security, contrary to their Ohio... (GunPolicy.org)

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10 January 2002

Salt Lake Tribune (Utah)

The vice-president of the Kaysville-based Crossroads of the West Gun Shows — one of the nation's largest firearms conventions — was indicted Wednesday on a federal charge of illegally possessing guns and drugs in his home. Jeffrey Templeton, 35, and his wife, Collette, 32, are charged in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City with possession of a firearm by an unlawful user or person addicted to a controlled substance. The charge carries a maximum sentence of 10... (GunPolicy.org)

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10 January 2002

Hartford Courant (Connecticut)

Ringing a bell in memory of each of the 195 Connecticut residents who lost their lives in gun-related incidents in 2001, members of the state's Million Mom March organization huddled on the steps of the Capitol Wednesday to call for renewed attention to gun control. Our gun laws have made a significant difference in deaths in our state, but there's still room for improvement, said Linda Payne-DiSarro, president of the group's Fairfield County chapter. The 2-year-old... (GunPolicy.org)

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10 January 2002

Associated Press

HARRISBURG — A Commonwealth Court panel yesterday dismissed a lawsuit by sportsmen attempting to prevent the Pennsylvania State Police from keeping records of handgun purchases in the state. The court, in a 5-2 ruling, rejected arguments that a database of handgun sales kept by the agency violates the state's 1995 Uniform Firearms Act. Gun owners and sportsmen from southwestern and eastern Pennsylvania had sued over the issue, maintaining that the computer database... (GunPolicy.org)

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10 January 2002

Roll Call (Washington, DC)

Get Your Gun. Some Congressional staffers were surprised to receive an invite from Americans for Gun Safety to attend a gun show this weekend in Richmond, Va. The little junket begins when a chartered bus leaves Capitol Hill at 2 pm. Friday with an on-board briefing on Ilegal Gun Trafficking and then the attendees will check into the swank Jefferson Hotel, site of a welcoming reception. Everyone will later head to Havana 59, a cigar-and-martini bar, for dinner. After... (GunPolicy.org)

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10 January 2002

Salt Lake Tribune (Utah)

Gun owners: pay attention. There will be a test today. A test is what former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno wants before anyone is allowed to buy a firearm. Even if all you want to do is shoot out the windows in your boss's office, you still should know how to load, store and properly maintain your new gun. Reno also wants a background check done on buyers. Before you get your gun, a government agency will first check to see if you have been loaded, stored and... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

10 January 2002

Fox News (USA)

CINCINNATI — A fitness trainer, hairdresser and pizza shop owner are all breathing easier after a judge in Ohio ruled they have a right to carry concealed weapons to protect themselves. There is no doubt that the very thought a potential victim might possess a firearm deters that element of our society that cares nothing about laws or human life but rather understands only one thing — brute force, Hamilton County Judge Robert Ruehlman wrote. The common pleas judge... (GunPolicy.org)

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10 January 2002

World Entertainment News Network

Acclaimed director STEVEN SPIELBERG has forked out $100,000 (GBP71,000) to sanitise soon to be re-released classic ET — by removing guns from the hands of FBI agents in the movie. The hit '80s flick, which is set to mesmerise eager audiences once more with a cinematic return this spring (02), features a gun scene when agents from America's FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI) surround ET's spaceship close to the end of the film. But the multi award-winning director... (GunPolicy.org)

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10 January 2002

WLWT Eyewitness News 5

A temporary injunction has been issued against a Thursday morning ruling that permitted some local residents to carry concealed weapons. Judge Mark Painter of the 1st Ohio District Court of Appeals issued a stay Thursday afternoon, WLWT Eyewitness News 5 reported. The stay temporarily voids a ruling issued Thursday morning by Judge Robert Ruehlman of Hamilton County Common Pleas Court. The ruling declared that Ohio's ban on carrying concealed weapons is... (GunPolicy.org)

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10 January 2002

Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Judge Natalie Finn took away Timothy Wagner's gun permit after he claimed someone had implanted a computer chip in his head and injected him with deadly chemicals. A state appeals court, though, ruled that Finn erred, saying Alaska's concealed-carry law does not allow general concerns about mental illness to play a role in deciding whether someone should have a gun. Gun control advocates say the episode illustrates a dangerous accommodation to... (GunPolicy.org)

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