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Gun Policy News, 6 April 2004

États-Unis

6 April 2004

Trivalley Herald (California)

A federal appeals court refused Monday to reconsider its 2003 ruling upholding Alameda County's ban on guns and gun shows on county property, although five judges issued a dissent blasting the ruling's legal underpinnings. One 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge even seemed to invite U.S. Supreme Court review by noting another circuit has recognized an individual's right to keep and bear arms while the 9th Circuit hasn't. "If the Second Amendment were truly an... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

6 April 2004

Associated Press

TACOMA, Washington — As police officers fire off rounds at paper targets, Tacoma police Sgt. Jim Bass keeps watch over the weapons vault at the department's firing range to see who's coming and going. The 34-year veteran also scans the database on his computer for records of who has a department-issued handgun or rifle, and when they last were tested with the weapon. It's all part of an improved system of monitoring the range's weapon inventory, something the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Royaume-Uni

6 April 2004

Thomas Crosbie Media (Ireland)

Justice Minister Michael McDowell has said he plans to implement a minimum sentence policy for firearms charges and will review current drug trafficking legislation. The news comes after Minister McDowell announced plans to build two new prisons that will be the largest ever constructed in Ireland. The new laws will force the judiciary to toughen up on certain sentencing policies. He told delegates at the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors annual... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

6 April 2004

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette (Indiana), Opinion

In creating a law that allows properly licensed Ohioans to carry concealed handguns, the Ohio legislature wisely required that gun permit holders must have a minimum level of firearms training. Indiana should follow its neighbor's lead and institute a training requirement for Hoosier gun permits. Ohio's law, which takes effect Thursday, requires that gun permit applicants show proof of completing 12 hours of firearms training with a licensed instructor. At least two of... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

6 April 2004

Associated Press

PITTSBURGH — In touting its selection of the Steel City for its 133rd annual convention, the National Rifle Association talks up the region's strong membership and Pennsylvania's rich hunting traditions. But it also is rallying support to keep President George Bush in office. At last year's convention in Orlando, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush credited the 4 million-member NRA with helping his brother win the 2000 presidential election. "Were it not for your active... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

6 April 2004

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

COLUMBUS — Gerard Valentino looks into Ohio's future and sees a state with lower crime rates and better-protected citizens, thanks to the ability for Ohioans to carry concealed guns. "A lot of people are hoping something bad happens," said the central Ohio coordinator for Ohioans for Concealed Carry. "They are going to be disappointed." Toby Hoover looks into that same future and sees a state where there are more shootings, and citizens are taught to fear one... (GunPolicy.org)

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