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Gun Policy News, 15 May 2010

Ghana

15 May 2010

Daily Mail (Accra) / GNA

TAMALE - The West Africa Action Network on Small Arms (WAANSA-Ghana) has warned that the country was increasingly becoming fertile grounds for the proliferations of small and light weapons, which if not checked, could create insecurity. Mr. Francis Ameyibor, National Treasurer of WAANSA said this was manifest in the several conflicts being experienced in some parts of the country especially the northern parts. Mr Ameyibor made this known in Tamale on Friday at a press... (GunPolicy.org)

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Tanzanie

15 May 2010

Citizen (Dar es Salaam)

TABORA — A soldier with the Tanzania People's Defence Forces (TPDF) in Tabora stabbed his wife to death before proceeding to shoot down his niece and a neighbour on Friday night. He then turned the gun on himself. The killings threw the town into shock and rekindled the not-so-distant memories as early in the year, another soldier had opened fire on two colleagues in Kasulu, killing them on the spot. In the Friday incident, whose motivation is yet to be known, the... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

15 May 2010

Washington Post / AP

BALTIMORE -- In a blighted west Baltimore neighborhood, Lt. Ian Dombroski turns his unmarked police car around a corner and sees several men standing outside a liquor store. They scatter immediately. Dombroski knows they're probably selling drugs, but he keeps driving. Five years ago, he said, officers who happened upon a similar scene wouldn't take such a selective approach. "We'd all jump out, grab all the junkies, find out who had the drugs on 'em, lock 'em up, and... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

15 May 2010

New York Times, Column

"Do you support allowing people to carry loaded guns into an American airport?" Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey asked the attorney general at a recent Appropriations Committee hearing. The proper answer to this question would seem to be: "Huh?" However, Eric Holder is a dignified guy, so he settled for "very worrisome." Lautenberg has a knack for proposing laws against things that most people would presume were illegal already. You may remember him from such... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

15 May 2010

New York Times

The Bloomberg administration announced on Friday that it was moving to simplify the process for New Yorkers to obtain gun permits, thus speeding up a set of byzantine licensing requirements that gun-rights advocates have long criticized as among the most restrictive in the country. Administration officials said that the move was forged by a City Hall focused on efficiency and that it would allow for better investigation of applicants who might not qualify for a gun... (GunPolicy.org)

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