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Gun Policy News, 30 July 2004


30 July 2004

Newark Advocate (Ohio), Editorial

A new report shows 7,000 people should have been banned from purchasing guns, but were able to due to background check delays. We're disturbed that more than 7,000 people who should have been barred from buying guns were able to buy them in 2002 and 2003. Equally troubling is the fact the government rarely prosecutes such cases, a new Justice Department report says. Obviously there's something wrong with the system when this many people can buy firearms. Federal... (

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30 July 2004

Associated Press

JACKSON, Mississippi — Federal prosecutors in Mississippi will participate in a program to educate retailers on how to detect illegal purchases of firearms. U.S. Attorneys Dunn Lampton and Jim Greenlee said in a statement that that the program also is designed to raise public awareness of the seriousness of the crime of buying a firearm for someone who cannot legally do so themselves. They said those convicted of buying a gun illegally can face up to 10 years in... (

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30 July 2004

Los Angeles Times

GLENDALE — A pro-arms organization applauded Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's veto of what it called a biased bill written by state Sen. Jack Scott (D-Glendale) aimed at teaching teens about gun violence and prevention. The bill, rejected by Schwarzenegger on July 20, would have required public high school health education teachers to instruct students about the dangers of guns. But the bill would have allowed for anti-gun propaganda to be taught under the guise of... (

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Afrique du Sud

30 July 2004

South African Press Assocation (SAPA)

A battered woman got her revenge when she handed her husband's stolen firearm to police after she disarmed him during a fight at their Daveyton home, North Rand police reported on Friday. Spokesperson Superintendent Eugene Opperman said the man had allegedly beaten his wife and then threatened to shoot her on Thursday night. Opperman said when police arrived on the scene the bleeding woman had overpowered and disarmed her husband. She then handed over the pistol to... (

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