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Gun Policy News, 15 August 2004

États-Unis

15 August 2004

Newsday (New York), Editorial

If you think streets awash in Uzis, AK-47s and other military-style firearms are just what the country needs, then you'll love the game that President George W. Bush and House Republican leaders are playing. They're about to let the 1994 assault-weapons ban slip into the dustbin of history without so much as a vote in the House. The law that prohibits the manufacture or distribution of 19 kinds of semiautomatic weapons will sunset on Sept. 13. It should be extended.... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

15 August 2004

Knight Ridder / Tribune (USA)

FORT MADISON, Iowa — As John Kerry worked the rope line by a riverside war memorial in this small Mississippi River town, men and women thrust copies of the same 8x10 glossy into his hands. Dutifully, he scrawled his name with a Sharpie pen. Once, twice, three times. They kept coming. The photo wasn't the usual politician's pose. Taken last October at an Iowa farm, it showed Kerry in full hunting regalia with a 12-gauge shotgun in his hands. Among those clutching... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australie

15 August 2004

Sunday Mail (Brisbane)

Gang members as young as 11 and armed with guns are terrorising southeast Queensland's growth suburbs. Up to 200 youths, some wearing baseball caps with bandannas, are using the region's rail network to gatecrash parties and extort money from businesses. Lawyers believe the past 18 months have witnessed the arrival of a youthful "Brisbane mafia" whose gangs extort cash from shop-keepers who fear their premises will be trashed. Police from the Brisbane-area southern... (GunPolicy.org)

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