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Gun Policy News, 25 February 2002

États-Unis

25 February 2002

Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Some legislators say a patchwork quilt of local laws that ban different types of guns from one community to another are confusing and should be eliminated. They back a bill that would make Ohio the 43rd state to override local gun control ordinances and make it legal to own, possess, buy, transport or sell guns or ammunition. If the bill succeeds, the uniform law would reverse Cincinnati's ban on semiautomatic weapons. The city's law would be... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

25 February 2002

Concord Monitor (New Hampshire)

Some mentally ill people banned from owning guns can buy them anyway because New Hampshire officials don't report mental health records to federal authorities. But because the state doesn't collect those records, there's no way to know how many mentally ill people have purchased guns, according to Chuck Drew of the gun-control group New Hampshire Ceasefire. State policy may soon change, but for now gun dealers can't verify mental health information on customers'... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

25 February 2002

Indianapolis Star (Indiana)

Uncle Sam has enlisted a new band of recruits in the ongoing effort to smoke out suspected terrorists: Hoosier gun dealers. Trying to stem an unknown number of guns illegally purchased by foreign citizens, federal officials have told firearms dealers in Indiana and across the nation to obtain information about any prospective gun buyer's country of origin before making a sale. However, many gun dealers are skeptical that a mere piece of paper will prevent handguns... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

25 February 2002

New York Times

THREE FORKS, Montana — He started hunting at 12, the legal age in Montana, up in the mountains around this little town at the headwaters of the Missouri River, and he shot a deer the first day. Forty years later, Mick McGuire still remembers the exact date, and he has taught his stepchildren and grandchildren to shoot, continuing what people here treasure as the state's family heritage of hunting. But Mr. McGuire is also a loyal Democrat and a union president in the... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

25 February 2002

Weekly Standard (USA)

Michael Bellesiles is a professor of history at Emory University. When his "Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture" appeared in 2000, it came wrapped in a yellow strip of paper printed with four blurbs — one from the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Michael Kammen, who called the book "a classic work of significant scholarship with inescapable policy implications." Kammen was right about the implications. Although a work of colonial and pre-Civil War... (GunPolicy.org)

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