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Gun Policy News, 29 September 2004

Afrique du Sud

29 September 2004

Pretoria News

A protest march by the Black Gun Owners Association (BGOA) misfired on Tuesday, it transpired that many of the "protesters" had come to Pretoria in the hope of getting jobs. Protesters claimed they had been told by the organiser and BGOA chairman, Abios Khoele, that a new munitions factory in Pretoria was looking for staff. Johnson Maimela, from Thokoza, said he had been promised a job at a "bullet-making factory" by Abios. "I was told that we would all get jobs," he... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australie

29 September 2004

ABC News (Australia)

The Tasmanian Government says it has no intention to water down gun control measures. The National Coalition for Gun Control had raised concerns that a Tasmanian Government review of the Act could see an end to the 28-day cooling off period for the purchase of second and subsequent weapons. The review has been underway for almost two years. A spokesman for the Police Minister says no decisions have been made, but there will be no change to any arrangements agreed to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Argentine

29 September 2004

Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES — A 15-year-old student drew a handgun and opened fire in a school classroom in southern Argentina on Tuesday, killing four classmates and wounding five, authorities said. Police said the shooting came minutes before the start of classes in the Islas Malvinas public school in Carmen de Patagones, a city some 600 miles south of Buenos Aires. Mario Oporto, education minister for the vast Buenos Aires province where the shooting occurred, said two... (GunPolicy.org)

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Argentine

29 September 2004

La Nacion (Argentina)

Instan a que pistolas y revólveres queden fuera del alcance de los adolescentes Reclaman más cuidado a los que utilicen armamento para trabajar Cada día muere un menor baleado Pionero en la promoción de un desarme extendido de la población civil, Gabriel Conte, director de la organización no gubernamental mendocina Espacios, integrante de la Red Internacional de Acción contra las Armas Pequeñas (Iansa), tiene una certeza en torno de la tragedia de Carmen de... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

29 September 2004

Washington Post

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill yesterday repealing most of the District's gun laws, in a vote that handed an election-season victory to gun rights groups and was denounced by the city's leaders as a historic violation of home rule. By a vote of 250 to 171, the House passed the D.C. Personal Protection Act, which would end the District's 1976 ban on handguns and semiautomatic weapons, roll back registration requirements for ammunition... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

29 September 2004

Washington Post

Eleanor Holmes Norton walked the marble halls of Congress, trailed by Mayor Anthony A. Williams, Police Chief Charles H. Ramsey and School Superintendent Clifford B. Janey. It was Tuesday, the day before an important House vote, and she was standing in the narrow lobby to the office of House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Tex.), her foot all but tapping as she waited for someone — anyone — to greet them. Norton, the District's non-voting delegate to Congress, a... (GunPolicy.org)

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