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Gun Policy News, 23 March 2010


23 March 2010

Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - The gun used to kill three people during a faculty meeting at an Alabama school was bought for the suspect's husband two decades ago when he said he was having problems with a neighbor, an investigator testified Tuesday. The investigator told a judge that an acquaintance bought the gun in New Hampshire for Amy Bishop's husband to skirt a waiting period where the couple lived in Massachusetts. Huntsville police investigator Charlie Gray also... (

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23 March 2010

ABC News (USA)

HELENA, Montana - A 55-year-old South Carolina man has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for possessing an unregistered machine gun. Zollie L. Byrd was sentenced to five years and eight months in prison Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Charles Lovell in Helena. Lovell ordered his sentence to be served after a four-year, three-month sentence Byrd received in South Carolina. Byrd was convicted in January 2009 in South Carolina for possession of machine guns, a... (

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23 March 2010

WPXI-TV News (Pennsylvania)

McCANDLESS, Pennsylvania - Police recovered about 150 guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition from a one-bedroom apartment following a four-hour standoff in McCandless. Target 11 has learned that this wasn't 52-year-old Russell Laing's first run-in with police. In the late 1990s, West Deer Township police said officers responded to Laing's home for a report of a suicidal man with an assault rifle. That standoff ended peacefully and authorities confiscated seven... (

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23 March 2010

Marketing Magazine (Australia)

Background In March 2009, the New South Wales Police Force and New South Wales Government implemented a three-month gun amnesty urging Australians to surrender or register illegal firearms. The crackdown on illegal firearms was propelled by a need to lower the number of unregistered weapons in New South Wales (there are many firearms in New South Wales that are not registered by a licensed gun owner and cannot be handed in without repercussion) and remove the threat of... (

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