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Gun Policy News, 4 July 2004


4 July 2004

Associated Press

BRASILIA — Brazil's government enacted tougher gun control laws on Friday to halt what President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has called a "an epidemic of murders by firearms." The new rules prohibit possession of firearms in public places such as sports arenas, churches, government buildings and schools. They raise the minimum age for gun ownership from 18 years to 25 years and require gun owners to register their weapons with both the Defense Ministry and the Justice... (

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4 July 2004

Sunday Standard (Kenya), Opinion

The death of Dr Crispin Mbai last September shook the nation, as did the assassinations of Tom Mboya, JM Kariuki, Pio Gama Pinto and Robert Ouko years before. Other than raising political temperatures, these deaths share a striking similarity: a failure by society to control the flow of small arms. Kenya is one of the countries where millions of conventional arms are in the wrong hands. Thousands are displaced, orphaned, widowed or killed every year because of the... (

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