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Gun Policy News, 28 April 2002

Allemagne

28 April 2002

Washington Post

ERFURT, Germany — Four years ago, after a young student in Tourcoing, France, was killed with a pistol he brought to school, politicians, government officials and sociologists blamed the unusual incident on the spillover of violent culture from the United States making its way to Europe. I don't want America to export its civilization of violence, fumed Claude Allegre, who was French education minister at the time. We are not a country of cowboys, we are not a... (GunPolicy.org)

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Royaume-Uni

28 April 2002

Scotland on Sunday

Tony Blair has ordered a crackdown on powerful airguns which can be converted to fire bullets. The Prime Minister — in a bid to meet his pledge to cut levels of street crime — has targeted the controversial Brocock air cartridge pistols, blamed for a series of 'gangster-style' killings across the country. The shootings in Germany have brought fresh urgency to a gun control debate which was stimulated in Britain by the murderous rampage of Thomas Hamilton through a... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australie

28 April 2002

Daily Telegraph (Sydney)

Serious crimes involving guns in NSW are running at almost three a day, with offences soaring to record levels, a The Sunday Telegraph investigation has shown. Six years on from the Port Arthur massacre — when Prime Minister John Howard vowed to end Australia's gun culture — firearms offences have risen by a third, with armed robberies and shootings a daily event. Ten incidents involving guns were reported in Sydney last week, culminating in an armed robbery at... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

28 April 2002

San Francisco Chronicle

RENO — The National Rifle Association leadership offered a scathing critique yesterday of two of President Bush's most prominent actions beefed-up airport security after Sept. 11 and campaign finance reform even as they took credit for getting Bush elected. Tens of thousands of NRA members, mostly from California and Nevada, crowded into the convention center for their annual gun-and-gadget show and political rally. The response to Sept. 11, NRA leaders warned,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Europe

28 April 2002

Los Angeles Times

MADRID — On paper, Western Europe seems like a gun control utopia. The laws governing firearms are tougher than those in the United States. Citizens are less likely to be armed. And the number of gun crimes is substantially lower. On the street, though, there are signs of ominous change. Friday's massacre at a school in Germany was the latest in a series of bloody gun crimes around the continent during the last year. The two worst examples were the slaughter of... (GunPolicy.org)

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Allemagne

28 April 2002

Los Angeles Times

ERFURT, Germany — A teenage gunman who killed 16 people and himself at his former school here was a gun-club member who legally owned the weapons he carried in the rampage, targeting most of his victims with well-aimed pistol shots to the head, authorities said Saturday. Friday's blood bath was cut short after about 15 minutes by a courageous history teacher, Rainer Heise, who managed to shove the black-clad gunman into a room and lock the door, German police said... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

28 April 2002

Handelsblatt (Germany)

DUSSELDORF — German politicians at the weekend stepped up their calls for a review of Germany's new gun laws after a gun-wielding teenage student perpetrated postwar Germany's worst mass murder, killing seventeen people in a school in the eastern German city of Erfurt. On Friday, Nineteen-year-old Robert Steinhäuser ran wild in the school from which he had been expelled, firing 40 rounds from a pistol before killing himself. Meanwhile, the lower house of parliament,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australie

28 April 2002

Age (Melbourne)

Australia's key gun lobby group yesterday backed the federal government's plan to crack down on trafficking in illegal firearms. Sporting Shooters Association of Australia (SSAA) executive director Gary Fleetwood said the group's national annual meeting today called on all states and territories to support the federal government's draft firearms trafficking agreement. Mr Fleetwood said there were a few minor points of concern but the SSAA fully supported the majority... (GunPolicy.org)

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