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Gun Policy News, 16 July 2004

États-Unis

16 July 2004

Los Angeles Times

Citing risks to users, a state senator has introduced a bill that seeks to make it illegal to show the realistic- looking fakes in public. On a lazy afternoon last August, four teenage boys headed to a school within sight of a children's day camp. With them, their weapons of choice: an AK-47, a Colt .45 pistol and an HK-33A2 assault rifle. A passerby, who noticed the boys getting out of a car, dialed 911. What the responding La Palma police officer didn't know was... (GunPolicy.org)

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Nigeria

16 July 2004

This Day (Lagos)

PORT HARCOURT — Dreaded leader of Niger Delta Vigilante Group, Mr. Ateke Tom, yesterday voluntarily surendered his armoury to the Rivers State Government in compliance with the directives of government that all those in possession of illegal firearms should surrender them and in turn be granted amnesty. The armoury surendered to the Chairman of Okrika Local government Council, Mr. Idiba Walter comprises 37 guns, 20 dynamites, 188 live ammunitizer, 155 catridges, one... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

16 July 2004

Los Angeles Times

COSTA MESA, Florida — A Florida judge on Thursday ordered an open auction of a local gun company, which declared bankruptcy in May 2003. On July 9, attorneys for 17-year-old Brandon Maxfield who was rendered quadriplegic in an accidental shooting 10 years ago, submitted a $175,000 bid on behalf of the teenager in an attempt to buy out the manufacturer of the handgun that disabled him. Richard Ruggieri, Brandon's San Rafael-based attorney, said the judge's decision... (GunPolicy.org)

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Ouganda

16 July 2004

Kampala New Vision (Uganda)

KAMPALA — Internal affairs state minister Kezimbira Miyingo has said individuals intending to acquire firearms will undergo scrutiny and training to check illegal arms' distribution. "The Government will train and register all those intending to legally acquire guns and will follow them up on how to use them. However, it is not a guarantee that one will get a gun even though they have trained," he said. Miyingo said this recently at the small arms week of action... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

16 July 2004

Los Angeles Times, Opinion

Next month the city of Glendale will once again play host to a gun show at the Glendale Civic Auditorium. As in years past there will be a dazzling array of killing weapons on display — something for everyone who desires to possess a lethal instrument for whatever purpose they may have. Some would see in this show something basically American; part of the fabric of a country whose struggle for freedom is marked by the vigilance of its citizens. The right to own a... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

16 July 2004

News-Journal (Florida), Editorial

On Sept. 16, 1991, George Hennard drove his pickup truck through a cafeteria's plate glass window in Killeen, Texas, took out a Glock 9-milimeter semiautomatic pistol and a Ruger P89, and methodically shot 22 people to death before shooting himself in the head. The next day, the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to reject a ban on semiautomatic weapons. "Obviously," the first President Bush said at the time, "when you see someone go berserk and get a weapon... (GunPolicy.org)

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