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Gun Policy News, 28 January 2010


28 January 2010

San Jose Mercury News (California)

A man apparently inspired by a news report on Open Carry gun activists strolled into an East Palo Alto supermarket with a handgun on his hip Wednesday and began shopping for groceries, police said. The store manager at Mi Pueblo Food Center in the Ravenswood 101 shopping complex alerted police after patrons became frightened, said East Palo Alto police Sgt. Roderick Norris. About four officers responded and found the man with an unloaded, holstered handgun on his hip... (

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28 January 2010

Associated Press

College presidents and student leaders bristled at a proposal Wednesday that would allow some gun owners to carry firearms on college campuses as legislators waded deeper into a vast overhaul of state gun restrictions. The broad legislation would for the first time allow the estimated 300,000 Georgians with gun permits to carry their weapons in most public buildings, churches and even the state Capitol. It would also lift a ban on firearms in "public gatherings,"... (

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28 January 2010

Des Moines Register (Iowa)

DES MOINES, Iowa - A new report released Thursday by the Iowa Department of Public Health shows that domestic violence cases are continuing to increase across Iowa. Officials said the number of people who are killed in domestic incidents is also rising. The IDPH's Domestic Abuse Death Review Team's report for 2007-2008 shows about 15 deaths per year between 2005 and 2009 from domestic violence, compared to about 12 per year between 1995 and 2004. Kirsten Faisal... (

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