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Gun Policy News, 16 December 2004


16 December 2004

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A new analysis of efforts to control violence by restricting guns says there is not enough evidence to reach valid conclusions about their effectiveness. The National Research Council said Thursday that a major research program on firearms is needed. "Policy questions related to gun ownership and proposals for gun control touch on some of the most contentious issues in American politics," Charles F. Wellford, chairman of the committee that wrote the... (

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16 December 2004


WASHINGTON — No one has done the right studies to prove whether gun ownership laws increase or decrease crime, or whether the tens of thousands of gun deaths in the United States each year could be prevented by gun control, a committee of experts said on Thursday. "Few topics engender more controversy than 'gun control,'" a National Research Council committee of experts on criminal justice, psychology, education, statistics and sociology said in a report. "One theme... (

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16 December 2004

WMUR (New Hampshire)

PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire — Employees of an adult store in Portsmouth are arming themselves with guns after two armed robberies in the area targeted adult stores. Police said it's unclear whether the robberies were related, but employees at Moonlight Reader said they will begin carrying guns to deter would-be thieves. "I'm not going to use it without reason," employee Shawn Watkins said. "I just suggest someone not come in with ski masks on." Police warned adult... (

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16 December 2004

Post-Courier (Port Moresby)

Australia and Papua New Guinea have agreed to engage the services of Australian officials in key positions in the PNG Defence Force. This follows the signing of the Enhanced Defence Partnership agreement by Defence Ministers Senator Robert Murray Hill and Mathew Gubag in Lae yesterday. Speaking at a joint press conference Senator Hill said the Enhanced Development Package would focus on achieving an affordable and sustainable PNG Defence Force and also ensure that... (

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