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Gun Policy News, 20 September 2002

États-Unis

20 September 2002

Fox News (USA)

NEW YORK — An Arizona mayor's proposal for disposing of confiscated guns has touched off a debate on ownership rules and the redistribution of weapons back into society. Mesa, Ariz. Mayor Keno Hawker has proposed that the city sell confiscated firearms to gun dealers via auctions. Handguns, rifles and other impounded guns would be auctioned to licensed dealers. Guns valued at less than $100 would be destroyed. "It gives an opportunity for law-abiding citizens to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

20 September 2002

Virginian-Pilot

NORFOLK, Virginia — The owner of Bob's Gun & Tackle Shop, who claims the government is trying to compile an illegal database of gun owners, has lost a lawsuit to keep his sales records out of federal hands. The federal ruling means Robert Marcus must turn over to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms the make, model, caliber and serial number of each used firearm bought and sold at the store in 1999. Federal Judge Henry C. Morgan Jr. said in Tuesday's decision... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

20 September 2002

Edmonton Sun (Alberta)

Ottawa will have to start looking at tombstones if it wants a dead Edmonton man to register his guns, says the grandson of the deceased. "It's a joke, a mockery, this whole registration system," Randy Schultz said yesterday. "If they find (my dead grandfather), they're more than welcome to arrest him." Schultz, who purchased his grandfather's home after the man died, received a letter from the federal government dated Aug. 9, 2002. The letter asked his grandfather,... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

20 September 2002

Tampa Tribune (Florida)

TAMPA — A Tampa police officer is under investigation after he inadvertently left his loaded 9 mm handgun on the roof of a patrol car last week and drove off. The officer, Patrick J. Gray, did not discover his pistol missing from the roof until about 15 minutes after leaving the department's downtown garage, said Sgt. Joe Durkin, a department spokesman. The semiautomatic weapon was lost Sept. 11. Although the department acknowledged the gun could have slid off the... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

20 September 2002

Washington Times

The Maryland Handgun Roster Board will meet this week to determine which firearms will qualify for sale under a new law requiring integrated safety devices on handguns, as gun sellers complain that the vagueness of the law will hamper compliance and hurt sales. The Responsible Gun Safety Act, which goes into effect in January, requires all guns sold in the state to have integrated mechanical safety devices or built-in locks that would prevent anyone but the owner from... (GunPolicy.org)

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