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Gun Policy News, 21 March 2010

Inde

21 March 2010

Hindustan Times (Delhi)

MUMBAI - Harish Marolia, the retired customs officer who shot his 14-year-old neighbour dead and was shot down by the police on Thursday, used to threaten people with his revolver. The 65-year-old would frequently terrorise children playing at the Andheri Sports Complex with his gun, the police said. A member of the Complex, Marolia would brandish his gun at the children for being loud and unruly. "He was in the habit of flaunting his authority and using his power," a... (GunPolicy.org)

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Inde

21 March 2010

Press Trust of India

SRINAGAR - Kashmir's gun manufacturing industry is battling for survival. Out of several gun manufacturing factories in Kashmir only two have survived. Established in the early years of the last century, the factories would manufacture and sell their products - 12 bore Single Barrel and 12 bore Double Barrel rifles - to the foreigners, tourists and locals who had a passion for hunting birds and wild animals. Almost 100 years later, there is a ban on hunting, a... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

21 March 2010

Winnipeg Sun (Manitoba)

OTTAWA — Proroguing Parliament earlier this year will make it easier to scrap the controversial long gun registry, says Public Safety Minister Vic Toews. Toews said Conservative MP Candice Hoeppner's bill to abolish the gun registry didn't die on the order paper as government legislation did because it is a private member's bill. It now heads to committee and a final vote in the House of Commons before going to the Senate. That's where prorogation will help the bill... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

21 March 2010

Associated Press

PLEASENT HILL, California - One man was shot and another man suffered a broken jaw during an altercation after a rugby game in Pleasanton Saturday. A spokeswoman for Diablo Valley College says the trouble began when two spectators became involved in an argument around 8 p.m. after a game between the Diablo Gaels and the San Francisco Golden Gate Rugby Club. According to college spokeswoman Christine Knox, during the argument, one man punched the second man in the jaw.... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

21 March 2010

Fox News (USA)

A man was accidentally shot in the chest at a gun show in Denver, Colorado, Saturday according local media reports. The shooting happened at the monthly Tanner Gun Show about 2pm Saturday at the Denver Merchandise Mart, FOX 31 reported. The victim is recovering at Denver Health Medical Center. A witness told FOX 31 he was shot in the chest. "I heard the gunshot. Nobody panicked or anything, so I didn't think too much about it," said visitor Russ Huntley. Signs... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

21 March 2010

KCCI-TV News (Iowa)

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowa Gov. Chet Culver signed into law Monday a new bill that forces people convicted of domestic abuse to give up their guns. The law would require anyone convicted of domestic abuse and anyone who is listed on a no-contact order from owning or selling guns. The new law will strengthen a federal firearms ban that is already in effect by giving local law enforcement officials more authority to collect guns. The gun ban has been a top priority of... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

21 March 2010

Toronto Observer

A Toronto man facing ten gun-related charges is appearing in a Scarborough court today for a bail hearing. The man was loitering in a park in the Markham Road and Lawrence Avenue area on March 18 when he was allegedly found to be in possession of a loaded Tech 9 machine pistol and 30 rounds of ammunition. He is also scheduled to appear in court March 25. Wariskhan Pathan, 18, was arrested March 18 on charges including possession of property obtained by crime, weapons... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

21 March 2010

Calgary Herald (Alberta)

Manitoba Conservative MP Candice Hoeppner, whose private member's bill to end the long-gun registry is now in committee stage, urged long-gun owners Saturday to keep up the pressure on opposition MPs to ensure the bill passes. In a speech to the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters' annual general meeting in Mississauga, Hoeppner recalled a recent conversation with a mother whose daughter was shot dead by her former boyfriend. "I told this mother, and I will tell... (GunPolicy.org)

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Nigeria

21 March 2010

Daily Trust (Nigeria)

An Assistant Superintendant of Police (ASP) with the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command last Wednesday allegedly shot to death his lover, a 27-year-old divorcee and mother of three children. Residents said the officer was infuriated when he found out that his lover, Deborah Kaase had a relationship with another man. Late Deborah's relation, Tu Real, said the relationship between the police officer and Deborah began after she left her husband last year. He... (GunPolicy.org)

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Israël

21 March 2010

YNet News (Tel Aviv)

A sharp and concerning increase in misfire incidents in the IDF – internal data at the GOC Army Headquarters obtained by YNet revealed on Monday. According to the information, soldiers have difficulty operating heavy equipment such as MAG and Negev machine guns, and once every four-and-a-half days, a dangerous incident takes place. The good news is that no casualties have been reported in machine gun misfires, but the IDF admits that this is a concerning phenomenon... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

21 March 2010

Journal Gazette (Indiana), Editorial

As Indiana and other states move to make more guns more accessible in more places, the story of an Indiana State Police trooper should bring a dose of reality into the "more guns, more safety" myth. As Holly Abrams reported Tuesday, a trooper recently left his loaded 9 mm handgun in the restroom of a big box retailer, where it could have been found and used by virtually anyone. Consider that few law enforcement professionals in Indiana are as disciplined and well... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

21 March 2010

Vancouver Sun

FALLS CHURCH, Virginia - About 60 gun rights activists gather in a pizzeria in the Virginia suburb of Falls Church, just outside of Washington DC, their firearms openly displayed in waist holsters. They are celebrating what they expect will be the successful enactment in Virginia of legislation expanding gun rights for residents. Republican Governor Bob McDonnell has pledged to sign the measure. With gun control legislation stalled at the federal level in Congress, a... (GunPolicy.org)

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