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Gun Policy News, 18 January 2008

États-Unis

18 January 2008

Los Angeles Times

Though many aspects of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's governing philosophy have changed over the years, his movie-star lifestyle hasn't. Asked about a recent comment he made that a revolver is a good weapon to have at home, he went on at length about his personal cache. "I have around 20 swords, from samurai swords to broadswords to everything from axes and spears from the Conan movies," he said. "All the weapons, from Uzis to machine guns, shotguns and pistols and... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

18 January 2008

CityNews (Toronto)

His name was Hou Chang Mao and he was the father of two children — an 18-year-old daughter and a 23-year-old son. Toronto Police have identified the 47-year-old as the latest innocent bystander killed on the streets of Toronto. Cops say Mao was working in the Fu Yao Supermarket on Gerrard near Broadview when two men came onto the scene and began shooting at each other. They either didn't know or didn't care that the hardworking victim was standing nearby. "As Mr.... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

18 January 2008

CTV News (Toronto)

Toronto Mayor David Miller called for an "absolute ban" on handguns in Canada after the city's second shooting death of an innocent bystander in less than a week. "We can choose to act," Miller said at a press conference on Friday. "We can choose to say handguns are so dangerous and kill uninvolved people that we're going to close the loopholes in our law and end the ownership of handguns in this country." The charge comes after Hou Chang Mao, a 47-year-old father... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

18 January 2008

New York Sun, Opinion

It is time conservatives speak out and demand respect for their civil rights. The U.S. Department of Justice has taken a position in the D.C. gun ban case before the U.S. Supreme Court that puts one of our constitutional liberties at risk. My colleague Sandy Froman recently wrote an opinion piece to protest the amicus curea brief the Justice Department filed on Friday in the D.C. gun ban case, District of Columbia v. Heller. In her Townhall.com column, she explains... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

18 January 2008

Baxter Bulletin (Arkansas) / Gannett News Service

On Feb. 5, Arkansans will be among those voting in the "Super Duper Tuesday" presidential preferential primaries. This is part of a series on presidential hopefuls' views on different issues. Democrats New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton Clinton said law-abiding citizens should be able to own guns but laws are needed to keep guns out of the hands of criminals. Clinton supports legislation to provide incentives to states to forward records of prohibited gun buyers to... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

18 January 2008

Newsday (New York) / AP

NEW YORK — Tough new law enforcement measures, a major tax cut and new services for senior citizens are on Mayor Michael Bloomberg's agenda for the city as he tests his appeal nationwide as an independent leader. Bloomberg outlined a bipartisan agenda in his State of the City address Thursday. The billionaire mayor, who has two years left in his second term, insists he is "not a candidate" for president, but associates say he has begun an intensive nationwide effort... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

18 January 2008

ABC News (Australia) /Reuters

Killings at United States schools have not risen in recent years — despite some highly publicised crimes — and are far lower than they were during the early 1990s, US officials say. The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tracked student slayings in public and private elementary, middle and high schools, finding that the rate had dropped by more than half from 1992 to 2006. The rate remained stable from July 1999 to June 2006, CDC and other... (GunPolicy.org)

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