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Gun Policy News, 31 March 2010

Canada

31 March 2010

Calgary Herald (Alberta)

For the second time in three months, staff at a southeast shooting range are receiving counselling after a man died at the facility. J.R. Cox, owner of The Shooting Edge, said a man in his mid-20s committed suicide at the range Tuesday, despite the efforts of a staff member to stop him. The man, who was a first-time customer, came in alone at about 5 p.m., said Cox, adding there were no other patrons in the area. "Our range officer was attentive and tried to stop the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Royaume-Uni

31 March 2010

Berwickshire-News (UK)

A tearful neighbour has told an inquest how she saw a Hampshire mother shot by a her ex-partner who then also shot dead the couple's four-year-old daughter before turning the gun on himself. Rachel Southon was putting her two boys in a car outside her house in Aldershot, on December 29 last year when Julie Harrison, 40, pulled up with her daughter Maisie. Mrs Southon told the inquest in Alton, Hampshire, that Ms Harrison kept the engine running as the door was opened... (GunPolicy.org)

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Kenya

31 March 2010

Inter Press Service News Agency

TURKANA, Kenya — The children are afraid. There are armed bandits hiding with stolen animals in the thickets behind Nawoyaregae Primary School in Kaputir Location. Cattle rustling and gory battles between the neighbouring Turkana and Pokot communities are the order of the day in this area, some 700 kilometres northwest of Nairobi. A long tradition of cattle raiding has been sharpened by competition over grazing land and water. "The pupils cannot attend classes... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

31 March 2010

Associated Press

WASHINGTON - A crowd sprayed with bullets in a drive-by that killed four and wounded five had just returned from the funeral of man slain nearby and a 20-year-old is suspected in both shootings, according to authorities trying to prevent retaliation on Wednesday. Two men and a 14-year-old boy accused of driving the minivan from which the bullets were fired were charged with first-degree murder in Tuesday night's shooting, the worst in D.C. in at least 16 years. One... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

31 March 2010

Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa ― The House voted Monday to overhaul the way concealed weapons permits are issued, even as lawmakers struggled with the final pieces of the state's $5.3 billion budget. The weapons permits injected the volatile gun control issue into what lawmakers hope are the closing days of this year's session. Currently, the decision on issuing a concealed weapons permit rests with local sheriffs, who have broad latitude to make decisions and aren't required to... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

31 March 2010

Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK — An east Arkansas city councilman pleaded guilty Tuesday to illegally possessing an unregistered machine gun, telling a federal judge that he had the weapon because he was working on it for the local police department. John Henry Parker pleaded guilty to one count of illegally possessing a Glock machine gun. As part of a plea deal, federal prosecutors dropped a charge of illegally possessing a Ruger .22-caliber rifle equipped with a silencer. Parker was... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

31 March 2010

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Robert Hassinger bid farewell on Tuesday to an old friend, a revolver whose craftsmanship, hallmarks and engraving led him on a fascinating quest and fed his lifelong passion for American history. "I like to do research," said the retired insurance investigator, who returned an 1851 Colt "Navy" revolver to the Chicago museum from which it was stolen 62 years ago. Inside the third-floor board room of Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum in Oakland, he donned a... (GunPolicy.org)

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Afrique du Sud

31 March 2010

Caledonian Mercury (Scotland)

A leading fashion designer has teamed up with football stars in a campaign to keep the World Cup in South Africa gun-free. The move comes after three people died when Togo's team bus came under machine-gun fire while on its way to the African Cup of Nations earlier this year. Katharine Hamnett has designed a T-shirt with the slogan, Don't Shoot. Among the players to wear it is the Hibernian defender Sol Bamba, who was a member of the Ivory Coast team which also... (GunPolicy.org)

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