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Gun Policy News, 26 January 2009


26 January 2009

Sydney Morning Herald

The appointment of a pro-gun conservative to fill the Senate seat vacated by Hillary Clinton when she became Secretary of State last week has outraged New York's dominant progressive Democrats. The Governor, David Paterson, unleashed a storm of protest and created the grounds for an enduring war within the state Democratic Party with his choice on Friday of Kirsten Gillibrand, a congresswoman from upstate New York, to replace Mrs Clinton. At least one Democratic... (

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Caraïbes,Amérique centrale,Amérique du Sud

26 January 2009

Inter Press Service News Agency

PORT OF SPAIN — The figures are staggering. About half a billion small arms are in use around the world and nearly half a million people are killed by them annually. For Caribbean countries like Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, where more than 100 people have so far been murdered this year, the illicit trade in small arms is especially worrying. "It is not unusual for one gun to be used in one member state or territory for one crime, and then show up in another... (

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26 January 2009

Miami Herald

A Miami Beach munitions dealer accused of defrauding the federal government is $4.2 million richer. Actually, the money already belonged to 23-year-old Efraim Diveroli. But the government froze it after Diveroli, his business, AEY Inc., and three co-workers were indicted last summer on charges of selling banned Chinese-made machine-gun rounds to the U.S. Army to supply allied forces in Afghanistan. Prosecutors recently agreed to unfreeze the money — as well as... (

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26 January 2009

KOLO-TV News (Nevada)

RENO, Nevada — If you can help authorities find whoever stole multiple guns from a Reno store, you may be eligible for a six-thousand dollar reward. Secret Witness is announcing it's offering one-thousand dollars to solve this case. And the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is offering another five thousand. On January 14th, someone cut a hole in the roof of Bizarre Guns on Oddie Blvd. in Sparks, where multiple assault rifles were taken. Anyone with... (

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26 January 2009

Washington Post

A Senate committee has passed a bill to require private dealers at gun shows to perform background checks on buyers. The Senate Courts of Justice Committee voted 8-7 Monday for the legislation to close the so-called gun-show loophole, where private dealers are not required to perform the checks required of licensed gun dealers. The legislation is introduced annually, but it has only cleared the committee a couple times in the past. It has never passed out of the... (

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26 January 2009

Seattle Times (Washington)

One of two teenage girls killed when a gunman fired into a crowd outside an under-21 nightclub in Portland on Saturday night was a Peruvian exchange student living in White Salmon, a small community across the border in Washington state. "She was a happy, bubbly person," said Lori Stadler, whose family was acting as host for the 17-year-old girl while she attended Columbia High School in White Salmon. The girl's name was being withheld pending notification of her... (

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26 January 2009

National Post (Toronto)

There were fresh calls for a handgun ban yesterday, as one murdered Toronto bystander was laid to rest and two men accused of killing another appeared in court. Hou Chang Mao was honoured in a Buddhist ceremony in a small chapel on Spadina Avenue, his children sombre and wearing white. "As a citizen of this city, we urge the government to control guns so that something like this will not happen anymore," Qing Guan Wang, president of the Fujian Community Association of... (

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