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Gun Policy News, 29 May 2010


29 May 2010

Portugal News

These startling figures were released by the Centre for Social Studies (CES) of Coimbra University, who carried out a study regarding weapons in Portugal, which also pointed to hunting weapons as the preferred choice among Portuguese. An analysis of the internal firearms trafficking and import figures showed that part of the illegal weapons being used in Portugal originated from the legal market: "between 2004 and 2007, 5,913 firearms were stolen or lost, an average of... (

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29 May 2010

Royal Gazette (Bermuda)

New legislature tabled could allow Police to hold firearm suspects for as long as a month without pressing charges. And a second bill put before the House of Assembly yesterday would make it more difficult for firearms suspects to receive bail. Shadow Minister for Justice Trevor Moniz said he generally supports the move, which give the Police more powers to fight the growing rate of gun violence. However BDA MP Mark Pettingill called some of the changes "pretty... (

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29 May 2010

Valley News (New York)

The Ontario County Board of Supervisors has asked the Oswego County Legislature to support a resolution in opposition of various proposed state legislation that targets Second Amendment rights. No action was taken, however, by the legislature's Strategic Planning and Government Committee. The committee bypassed any action during its meeting Monday because too many proposed bills were noted. "We need more time to get more information about all bills that were in the... (

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29 May 2010

Toronto Star (Ontario)

OTTAWA — Toronto police Chief Bill Blair says he was insulted and "disappointed" after a Tory MP suggested he and other Canadian police chiefs were gagging critics of the long-gun registry. Conservative MP Shelley Glover (Saint Boniface) told a parliamentary committee hearing this week that police critics of the long-gun registry have been "silenced." Glover, a Winnipeg patrol officer on leave since she was elected in 2008, declared she was among frontline officers... (

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