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Gun Policy News, 7 July 2004

Afrique du Sud

7 July 2004

South African Press Assocation (SAPA)

The cost of obtaining a gun licence under the Firearms Control Act, which came into effect last week, will leave many South Africans defenceless against criminals, the Democratic Alliance said on Tuesday. "Government's obsession with controlling the activities of law-abiding citizens gives criminals the upper hand in South Africa," DA safety and security spokesman Roy Jankielsohn said. The costs of obtaining a firearm license under the new act would be about R760.... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

7 July 2004

Cybercast News Service

Gun Owners of America says Sen. John Edwards is a "virtual clone" of Sen. John F. Kerry when it comes to issues of concern to gun owners. "In fact, it should come as no surprise that Kerry would pick another gun-grabbing senator like himself in his run for the Oval Office," said Gun Owners of America in a press release. GOA Communications Director Erich Pratt noted that presidential candidates often pick running mates to help 'balance' the ticket. "But voters should... (GunPolicy.org)

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Nigeria

7 July 2004

Vanguard (Lagos), Opinion

The nation's Chief Security Officer, President Olusegun Obasanjo recently set up a special Action Committee on the Control of Violent Crimes and Illegal Weapons in the country. Its assignment is clear-cut: to design a road map or an effective mechanism for the government to control violent crimes in the system and mop up illegal weapons that constitute security risk to the nation. Minister of Justice, Akinlolu Olujimi (SAN), said while inaugurating the committee that... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

7 July 2004

Casper Star Tribune (Wyoming)

WYOMING — Thanks to a new Wyoming law, George Lucas has a shot at getting his gun rights back. When the Lander man was convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence six years ago, he permanently lost his right to possess a firearm, in accordance with the federal Brady gun control law. But Lucas could have that right restored under a new law whose primary sponsor was state Sen. Cale Case, a Republican contender for the U.S. House seat held by Barbara Cubin,... (GunPolicy.org)

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