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Gun Policy News, 26 July 2004


26 July 2004

Post-Courier (Port Moresby)

Papua New Guinea police badly need the Enhanced Co-operation Program, Internal Security Minister Bire Kimisopa has said. "The PNG Police force is incapacitated left, right and centre and has been plagued by inadequate funding with very little attention paid to any structural reform in order to meet the needs of all stakeholders of our community," Mr Kimisopa said. "Our police force is infested with corruption, collusion, and incompetence within middle management and... (

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26 July 2004

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — More than 7,000 people who should have been barred from buying guns were able to buy them anyway in 2002 and 2003, according to a Justice Department review released Monday. The government rarely prosecutes such cases, the report said. Federal law stipulates that gun buyers wait three business days before receiving their weapons so background checks can be conducted by the FBI. Of the 17 million gun purchases in the last two years, 122,000 were denied... (

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26 July 2004

New York Times

ZHEVSK — The bazaar in this industrial city shows why Western companies regard Russia as a land of piracy. Bootlegged copies of new American movies — "King Arthur," "Troy" and "Spider-Man 2" — sell for $3. Photoshop CS, a $600 program in Western stores, fetches $2.75. Markets like this, found throughout Russia, have been a longstanding subject of diplomatic complaint. Washington contends Russian intellectual-property pirates cost the United States more than $1... (

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26 July 2004

Daily Nation (Nairobi)

NAIROBI — The Government and its Ethiopian counterpart will today start direct radio communication between Nairobi and Addis Ababa to improve security along the border. The move is part of an agreement reached by delegates from the two countries after attending a three-day meeting to find a solution to raids in Moyale. The border incursions have left several people dead and hundreds others injured. A joint communique was released after the meeting, held at Mt... (

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26 July 2004

Athens News (Ohio)

In a case that is reportedly creating a buzz among local police officers and gun-rights advocates, an Athens doctor who allegedly pulled a gun during a traffic confrontation has had his concealed-carry permit temporarily suspended. "It has been a topic of discussion in the law-enforcement community, and amongst the gun owners," confirmed Jerry Sullivan of Buchtel, who is both a county sheriff's deputy and a supporter of Ohio's new concealed-carry law. Sullivan said... (

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26 July 2004

New Orleans Times-Picayune (USA)

BOSTON — Democrats begin their national convention today united on many issues, but divided on how much to make of the Bush administration's refusal to push for an extension of the 10-year-old ban on assault weapons. The ban expires at midnight on Sept. 13, and Claire Buchan, a Bush spokeswoman, said he would sign an extension if Congress sends him one. But House GOP leaders said they won't schedule a vote unless Bush specifically asks. And they said that he hasn't... (

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