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Gun Policy News, 25 March 2010

Nigeria

25 March 2010

Vanguard (Lagos)

AWKA — The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, in Anambra State has called for full investigations into the recent arrest of one Mr. Martin Anokwara over alleged smuggling of about 100,000 ammunitions and a gun valued at over N6 Million into the country. Describing the incident as a national embarrassment, especially when the importer confessed to the police that the ammunition and gun were on transit to Onitsha Main Market for onward distribution to the end users in... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

25 March 2010

Associated Press

CHICAGO - Nearly $730,000 in cash, about 1,000 pieces of jewelry and loaded handguns found hidden alongside recording devices in a mobster's suburban home show there are still plenty of mysteries to unravel about the notorious Chicago Outfit. The discovery in a secret compartment behind a family portrait in Frank Calabrese Sr.'s home — a year after the massive Operation Family Secrets trial sent Calabrese and several others to prison — may trigger a fresh look at... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

25 March 2010

Times Herald (Pennsylvania)

BRIDGEPORT — As previously reported in The Times Herald, Bridgeport Borough Council recently approved (9-0) a resolution that would require gun owners to report stolen firearms missing within two days of becoming aware of the theft. With West Conshohocken also joining the 30-plus municipalities across Pennsylvania that have shown similar support for the reform, state Rep. Tim Briggs, D-149th Dist., praised the boroughs for taking action. "The lost and stolen... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

25 March 2010

Associated Press

Already considered a gun-friendly state, Louisiana may further loosen restrictions on firearms, with lawmakers proposing to allow handguns at state parks, in churches and near school yards. Lawmakers opening a new session Monday also will debate bills that challenge federal gun regulations and that make concealed handgun permits last longer. Those ideas are similar to laws enacted in other states in recent years, mostly in the South and West. Gun control groups call... (GunPolicy.org)

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Royaume-Uni

25 March 2010

BBC News

A police officer who was shot by a colleague during a "cops and robbers" training exercise was unlawfully killed, an inquest has found. Pc Ian Terry, 32, was killed as Greater Manchester Police's firearms unit practised in a disused factory in 2008. His colleague, a firearms officer known as "Chris", shot Pc Terry, of Burnley, as he pretended to be a suspect. The jurors at Manchester Coroner's Court were critical of the firearms unit and its training regime. Their... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

25 March 2010

Your Westvalley (Phoenix)

PHOENIX, Arizona - All Arizona adults are just a few steps away from being able to carry a concealed weapon. HB 2347, given preliminary House approval Thursday, removes all the criminal penalties that now exist for having a weapon in a purse, under a jacket or tucked into a boot without having a state-issued permit. That permit requires certain training and a background check. Identical legislation already has been approved by the Senate. That leaves only a final roll... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

25 March 2010

Associated Press

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Senate on Wednesday voted to allow licensed gun owners to bring firearms on college campuses and in churches and bars, and to let them take their weapons when dropping off and picking up passengers at airports throughout the state. Sen. Mitch Seabaugh, who sponsored S.B. 308, said the bill clarifies the firearms carry law for the state's 300,000 gun owners with permits to carry weapons and leaves the decision up to private property owners whether... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

25 March 2010

MSNBC (USA)

The one-third or so of American adults who can't obtain permits to carry concealed weapons from their home states need only look to Florida and Utah — and their mailboxes — to legally carry hidden guns. Because both states grant concealed-carry permits to non-residents and have reciprocal agreements with other states under which their permits are recognized, possession of a Utah or Florida permit gives non-residents the right to carry hidden firearms in as many as... (GunPolicy.org)

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