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Gun Policy News, 2 December 2004

États-Unis

2 December 2004

Daily Journal (California)

Those of us involved in efforts to reduce gun violence will look back on 2004 as a mixed bag — a year that included the good, the bad and the ugly. Gun control continued to be a volatile issue nationwide, with attitudes and actions regarding firearm violence varying widely at the federal, state and local levels. The good news is that California continues to lead the way in gun-violence prevention, particularly at the local level. Local governments have been passing... (GunPolicy.org)

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Ouganda

2 December 2004

New Vision (Kampala)

Twenty machine-guns were recovered from Karimojong warriors on Friday in the ongoing peaceful disarmament exercise in Karamoja region, the army has said. The Third division army spokesperson, 2nd Lt. Ronald Kakurungu, said thousands of guns had been recovered from the warriors since the exercise began. He, however, said some warriors were against the disarmament, adding that the army would use force to remove the guns from them. "We shall not sit back and watch as... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

2 December 2004

New York Times

WASHINGTON — Congress has eliminated direct financing for a Justice Department program that has been the centerpiece of the Bush administration's efforts to prosecute black-market gun crimes. The move, which Congressional officials attributed to competing budget priorities, cuts federal grants to local and state law enforcement agencies in investigating and prosecuting crimes committed with guns. It also raises questions about the administration's ability to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Royaume-Uni

2 December 2004

BBC News

The gun used by David Bieber to kill PC Ian Broadhurst may have been part of a batch exported using bogus documents, leading charities have claimed. The HS-95 9mm pistol was part of a consignment licensed for export from Croatia to a US company in 1998, say Oxfam and Amnesty International. Sources close to the inquiry told them bogus export papers were used. Amnesty said investigators across Europe had recovered only 146 guns from the total shipment of 2,750. The... (GunPolicy.org)

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Royaume-Uni

2 December 2004

BBC News

Highland Council has suspended a teacher who was compared to Dunblane killer Thomas Hamilton during a legal row over his firearms licence. A police lawyer suggested to Stewart Nicoll in court that he could be provoked into causing a bloodbath. Northern Constabulary opposes the 54-year-old's attempt to regain his gun licence, which was taken from him in March after an earlier suspension. The Grantown Grammar School teacher insists he is no threat to anyone.... (GunPolicy.org)

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Royaume-Uni

2 December 2004

BBC News

A sculpture crafted from some of the firearms handed in during the 2003 amnesty in London has been unveiled. Lucy Wood's Map 272183, which relates to the Ordnance Survey reference for the London's 32 boroughs, was revealed at the Met's Gun Crime Conference. Thursday's event was organised to discuss ways of reducing crime. Deputy Met Commissioner Sir Ian Blair said after the conference in Hendon, north London, the community must play a part in combating gun crime.... (GunPolicy.org)

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Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

2 December 2004

Post-Courier (Port Moresby)

While extra policing resources will be made available under the Enhanced Co-operation Program, police may not immediately tackle Papua New Guinea's biggest social and life threatening issue of guns problems. Deputy Police Commissioner for operations Gari Baki said during an interview in Port Moresby yesterday that police would not tackle the guns problems in the country alone but were banking on next year's gun summit and assistance from community leaders. Mr Baki,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

2 December 2004

Vaughan Citizen (Ontario)

When Marina Pepper began to receive warnings about her late husband's gun licence from the Canada Firearms Centre two years ago, she ignored them. After all, her husband, Fred, died in 2001, two years before the final deadline for registering long guns with the centre. Besides, she had given the rifle and shotgun, to her son and he has since registered them in his name. "They said they wouldn't renew Fred's licence unless he registered the guns and that was fine... (GunPolicy.org)

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Royaume-Uni

2 December 2004

Press Association (UK)

The community must play its part in combating gun crime by young men, the next Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service said today. Sir Ian Blair also said he was opposed to the total arming of the police. Sir Ian, who is Deputy Commissioner until he takes over from Sir John Stevens at the end of January, was attending a conference called Tackling Gun Crime held in Hendon, north London. In a press conference after his speech, he said: "We have got to stop... (GunPolicy.org)

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