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Gun Policy News, 21 December 2004

États-Unis

21 December 2004

Associated Press

DALLAS — Near the end of her short life, Shayla Stewart, a diagnosed manic-depressive and schizophrenic, assaulted police officers and was arrested for attacking a fellow customer at a Denton Wal-Mart where she had a prescription for anti-psychotic medication. Given all those signs, her parents say, another Wal-Mart just seven miles away should have never sold her the shotgun she used to kill herself at age 24 in 2003. Her mother, Lavern Bracy, is suing the world's... (GunPolicy.org)

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Russie

21 December 2004

RIA Novosti

MOSCOW — Every year Russian courts try about 30,000 arms smuggling cases, Colonel (police) Alexander Trudov, the head of the sixth division of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Interior Ministry, said Tuesday. "A review of the court cases has shown," he said, "only every fifth defendant is sentenced to a prison time and in more than 70% of the cases probation is used. "Today, at a time of a constant threat of terrorism, the legal base and judicial... (GunPolicy.org)

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Irlande

21 December 2004

Irish Examiner

A Limerick criminal shot a teenage barman on Sunday night because an associate was refused a drink at the pub earlier that evening, gardaí believe. Ryan Lee, 19, was shot twice by the man who entered Brannigan's on Mulgrave Street at approximately 9.30pm. Gardaí believe the gunman may have been looking for the bar's owner, Stephen Collins, but shot Mr Lee by mistake, as both were wearing similar black shirts. After the shooting, the gunman, who was wearing a... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

21 December 2004

Daily Journal (New Jersey), Editorial

We agree with Cumberland County Prosecutor Ronald Casella: Last weekend's holiday gun buyback was a success. It was successful because 165 firearms, including 49 handguns, were taken out of circulation. It was a success because the potential saving of even one life is well worth the $50 cost the Prosecutor's Office paid for each firearm turned in. Some people have complained that these buyback programs don't work, that many of the weapons are old and obsolete and do... (GunPolicy.org)

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