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Gun Policy News, 25 January 2008


25 January 2008

Trinidad and Tobago Express

A policeman charged with stealing a firearm and 25 rounds of ammunition from the Central Police Station has been ordered to stand trial at the next sitting of the Assizes. Senior Magistrate Avason Quinlan, sitting in the Port of Spain Magistrates' 4B Court, committed Wendell Constantine, a Special Reserve Policeman, yesterday. Constantine, 26, a father of two, is alleged to have stolen the Browning semi-automatic .38 pistol and 25 rounds of ammunition, during his... (

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25 January 2008

Philadelphia Inquirer

Mayor Nutter yesterday said he would enforce new city gun-control laws even without state authorization to do so — setting up a possible legal and political showdown between the state and the new mayor. At the first regular meeting of the new City Council yesterday, Council members Darrell L. Clarke and Donna Reed Miller introduced the same package of gun-control measures that languished last year while the state legislature refused to authorize them. But these... (

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25 January 2008

New York Times

RICHMOND, Virginia — Despite fervent support from families of those killed in the Virginia Tech massacre, a bill that would have required background checks of buyers at gun shows in Virginia has been defeated in a State Senate committee. The vote, on Wednesday, signaled an end to efforts to pass gun control legislation in this session of the General Assembly. It was a blow not only to survivors of Virginia Tech's dead but also to Gov. Tim Kaine, a Democrat who... (

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25 January 2008

Newsday (New York)

First drugs. Now guns. Two weeks after unveiling an ambitious plan to eradicate a tenacious drug market in Hempstead, Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice unleashed a crime strategy yesterday with county Police Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey that targets illegal guns by rooting out suppliers and severing national distribution lines. The plan includes undercover gun investigations and an effort to help those convicted of gun-related crimes from committing new... (

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