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Gun Policy News, 6 July 2004


6 July 2004

Kampala New Vision (Uganda)

Efforts to evolve an international agreement on arms transfer controls received a boost on Thursday when the Government confirmed it was behind the process. The move to back the enactment of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) is aimed at countering the proliferation of small arms in the Great Lakes and Horn of Africa regions, which have suffered the brunt of the spread of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW). Internal affairs minister Dr. Rukahana Rugunda said the... (

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6 July 2004

St Petersburg Times (Florida), Editorial

In Florida, law enforcement agents might mine your bank records, movie rentals, book purchases, drug prescriptions. They might stop your car for a random road check, ask for identification based on your nationality or possibly race. But if they keep a record of your gun, they may be headed to the slammer. Call it policing, NRA style, and understand why the police might be perplexed. Across the state, police chiefs and sheriffs are trying to figure out how to comply... (

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Afrique du Sud

6 July 2004

Join Together Online gun violence web site (Boston)

With an annual rate of 30 small-arms deaths per 100,000 people, South Africa now ranks second in the world, behind Colombia, in gun killings. However, the country's new Firearms Control Act is aimed at addressing the problem, All Africa and Voice of America reported July 1. Each year, the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, conducts the international Small Arms Survey on the proliferation of small arms. "Latin America stands out as the... (

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6 July 2004

Marin Independent Journal (California)

MARIN COUNTY, California — The state Attorney General's Office has intervened in a federal bankruptcy trial in a way that could help a teenager buy out and shut down the manufacturer of a semiautomatic handgun with a design flaw that left the boy paralyzed from the neck down since the age of 7. The boy is represented by San Rafael attorney Richard Ruggieri, who gave up representing other clients in his law practice three years ago to work on the boy's case full... (

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Nations Unies,Afrique

6 July 2004

Cybercast News Service

NAIROBI — Cash-strapped African airlines are worried that they may be squeezed out of the international air transportation market because of the need for expensive security measures to protect passenger aircraft against terror attacks. The main concern for many companies is the cost of installing anti-missile defense systems on aircraft. "It is expensive for Africa," said Tshepo Peege, president of the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC), a body of the African... (

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6 July 2004

Sentinel & Enterprise (USA)

Massachusetts — Lawmakers and gun advocates say several new reforms will make it easier for responsible Massachusetts citizens to own guns. Christie Caywood of Leominster believes the law, which extends the duration of a gun license and eases other rules, is a victory for the right to bear arms. Caywood may not be everyone's idea of the stereotypical gun owner. "A friend of mine in college took me to the (shooting) range during finals — a bit of a stress... (

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6 July 2004

Owen Sound Sun Times (Ontario)

Two fingerprints led police to a Toronto apartment on the weekend where they recovered 10 rifles and shotguns stolen from the Woodford area. The firearms were properly registered and safely stored with trigger locks when they were stolen from the Highway 26 residence on June 22, Grey County OPP Const. Steve Starr said Monday. A Grey County OPP officer lifted a fingerprint from the residence and another from a stolen 1987 Volvo abandoned near the break-in. At first... (

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