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Gun Policy News, 28 August 2002

États-Unis

28 August 2002

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Two key members of the Federal Election Commission said Wednesday they would be unwilling to exempt several groups from a new campaign finance law's restrictions on political ads. Commission Chairman David Mason and Vice Chairman Karl Sandstrom said in remarks during and after an FEC hearing on the restrictions that they do not believe the six-member commission can free an entire class of tax-exempt groups from the new law's ad limits. The law, scheduled... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

28 August 2002

Associated Press

ATLANTA — A security screening supervisor at the Atlanta airport has been fired after failing to find a loaded gun while searching a passenger's carry-on bag, officials said Tuesday. The passenger was later arrested with the weapon at Philadelphia International Airport. The supervisor hand-searched the bag Sunday but missed the weapon and a clip of ammunition, said James Loy, head of the Transportation Security Administration. The employee, who was not identified,... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

28 August 2002

Washington Post

In a television ad that begins today, Democratic candidate Mark K. Shriver repeatedly promises to fight the National Rifle Association if he is elected to Congress. The 30-second spot follows two gun control brochures the state delegate mailed to voters across Maryland's 8th District. Last week, rival Democrat Christopher Van Hollen Jr. sent voters literature in which a mother tells of the gun accident that killed her son and the role the state senator played in... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

28 August 2002

Scranton Times Tribune (Pennsylvania)

MOOSIC, Pennsylvania — Authorities appeared stunned at the number and variety of weapons owned by a 50-year-old Moosic woman who held her husband at gunpoint Monday night. Police confiscated more than 60 guns, including assault rifles, and 5,000 rounds of ammunition belonging to Sandra Petriello, 3508 Lawrence Ave. Russian night-vision goggles, high-powered scopes, guns with lasers, and hollow-point bullets were also taken. "I have the right to bear arms and nobody... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

28 August 2002

Baton Rouge Advocate (Louisiana)

We commend organizers responsible for free handgun safety classes for Baton Rouge area women conducted this weekend and planned again Saturday. These classes could help prevent a fatal mistake in a tense community fearful of a serial killer who has murdered at least three Baton Rouge women. The Advocate previously urged inexperienced women with newly acquired firearms to take such courses. The organizers are performing a service not only to many of those women, but... (GunPolicy.org)

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Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

28 August 2002

Post-Courier (Port Moresby)

One of the priorities of the Sir Michael Somare-led coalition government is to restore political leadership in Southern Highlands Province quickly. Inter Government Relations Minister Sir Peter Barter, who headed a Waigani "fact finding" delegation to Mendi last week, gave the assurance. He also told a cross-section of provincial leaders that in the absence of a governor, he as minister responsible for all provincial governments would be the interim governor of the... (GunPolicy.org)

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