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Gun Policy News, 24 July 2004

États-Unis

24 July 2004

Dallas Morning News (Texas)

WASHINGTON — Three Texas congressmen collected endorsements last week from the National Rifle Association: Republican Pete Sessions of Dallas and Democrats Max Sandlin of Marshall and Nick Lampson of Beaumont. For the Democrats especially, the NRA seal of approval could be critical. Both pitch themselves as conservative and independent-minded, and they face uphill battles in rural districts that the Legislature redrew last year to favor Republicans. "It's a very... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

24 July 2004

New York Times

WASHINGTON — During his campaign for the presidency in 2000, George W. Bush took a dramatic step: a vow to support the ban on assault weapons, enacted in 1994 for a 10-year period. "It makes no sense for assault weapons to be around our society," Mr. Bush declared. Since then, the president's advisers have repeatedly affirmed his support for the ban, a position that has helped him appeal to moderate voters and demonstrate independence from the powerful gun lobby.... (GunPolicy.org)

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Brésil

24 July 2004

BBC News

A Brazilian woman in Sao Paulo has handed almost 1,300 firearms to the authorities, claiming $65,000 under a government disarmament scheme. The woman, whose cache ranged from muskets to mortar shells, told police her late father was a gun collector. The haul was collected from her home in a heavily-armed police truck. More than 7,000 weapons have been surrendered across Brazil since the campaign launch last week, in which the government pays citizens for weapons.... (GunPolicy.org)

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