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Gun Policy News, 5 June 2004

Afrique du Sud

5 June 2004

News24 (South Africa)

KROONSTAD — The bloody trail of a murder frenzy that claimed seven people in the past three days ended on the banks of the False River on Friday when Paul Meyer shot himself. A notebook containing a list of names of family members and victims was found in Meyer's car. It had been tucked in a newspaper reporting the attacks and empty cigarette packets and cool drink bottles. Meyer's murder rampage started on Wednesday when he gunned down four people in... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

5 June 2004

San Francisco Chronicle

Contra Costa County's newly enacted ban on .50-caliber rifles is being challenged in federal court by gun organizations and advertisers who say it conflicts with state law and violates the freedom of the press. The suit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, continues a legal battle over the local regulation of firearms in California. State law prohibits cities and counties from imposing new licensing requirements for guns, but courts have recently... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

5 June 2004

Scripps Howard News Service (USA)

On March 30, 1981, just 70 days into his presidency, Ronald Reagan was shot by John Hinckley Jr., a deranged drifter who had also briefly stalked President Jimmy Carter. Reagan's positive attitude throughout the ordeal helped establish his most enduring public image: that of a man with a sunny disposition and an unquenchable can-do spirit. Pale and bloody in the emergency room after the shooting, Reagan is said to have sheepishly told first lady Nancy Reagan, "Honey,... (GunPolicy.org)

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