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Gun Policy News, 11 August 2008

États-Unis

11 August 2008

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia)

Atlanta squares off against gun rights advocates Monday over whether people with the proper licenses should be able to carry weapons into so-called "nonsecure areas" of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. U.S. District Court Judge Marvin Shoob is scheduled to hear arguments from GeorgiaCarry.org, which has sued the city and the city-run airport. The group is asking for a temporary injunction to stop the city from enforcing the airport gun ban. Atlanta city... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australie

11 August 2008

Sydney Morning Herald / AAP

Police and commuters watched as a gunman shot himself dead moments after shooting his estranged partner in the face in a suburban Melbourne railway station car park. The 65-year-old Keilor Downs man shot his former partner, a 49-year-old Sydenham woman, after she walked to her car at Watergardens Railway Station in north-west suburban Sydenham about 5.20pm (AEST) today, police said. The woman was shot after she and the man had a brief argument. Several witnesses saw... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

11 August 2008

Orange County Register

Fewer people will likely qualify to carry concealed weapons under the new policy unveiled Monday by Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens, who is battling perceptions that her predecessor handed out gun permits as political favors. The new policy will automatically disqualify anyone convicted of a felony; a misdemeanor within the last five years; or a misdemeanor involving violence or threats. In practice, the previous administration also sifted out people with... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

11 August 2008

Associated Press

ATLANTA, Georgia — A federal judge on Monday upheld a gun ban at the world's busiest airport, dealing a blow to gun rights groups who argued a new Georgia law authorized them to pack heat in certain parts of the Atlanta airport. U.S. District Judge Marvin Shoob expressed concern that allowing guns at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport could cause significant economic damage and could be a "serious threat to public safety and welfare." His decision... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

11 August 2008

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia)

People with firearms licenses still can't take guns into non-secure areas of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Court Judge Marvin Shoob refused to grant a preliminary injunction that would have stopped the city from enforcing the airport gun ban. Shoob ruled against gun-rights group GeorgiaCarry.org and state Rep. Timothy Bearden (R-Villa Rica). Bearden sponsored House Bill 89, which became law on July 1 and permits... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis,Mexique

11 August 2008

Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas — Nearly all illegal guns seized in Mexico come from the United States, the head of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Monday. ATF acting director Michael Sullivan said investigators have traced 90 to 95 percent of the weapons found in Mexico to the U.S. Generally, only law-enforcement officers or military personnel can legally possess guns in Mexico. Sullivan, speaking at the fifth annual Border Security Conference at... (GunPolicy.org)

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Inde

11 August 2008

Indo Asian News Service

A Class 12 student opposed to his brother's relationship with a girl has been arrested for gunning down the girl's mother in the Indian capital, the police said Monday. The 17-year-old was arrested from Kundli area Sunday for killing Rita Dube, who was in her late 30s, last week following a heated argument at her house in Narela, a police offical said. Rita, her husband Brijesh, their three daughters and two sons had moved to New Delhi some time back from Gorakhpur... (GunPolicy.org)

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