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Gun Policy News, 31 May 2010


31 May 2010

Philippine Daily Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines — A group of gun enthusiasts is countering police calls for an extension of the election gun ban with its own call for laws liberalizing gun ownership. The Gun Enthusiasts Confederation of the Philippines (GECP) argued that loosening restrictions on firearms ownership would, in fact, deter violence. GECP president Perry Punla said the group's "total pro-gun" proposal would prevent rather than spur inappropriate gun use because gun owners would be... (

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31 May 2010

YLE (Finland)

Finnish police has cancelled around thousand gun licences. The cancellations mostly concern licence carriers with a history of violent crime or drug abuse. Nearly eight-hundred licence holders have been cautioned for reoccurring arrests over drunkenness. This is the first time police is cross-checking gun licenses with their criminal records. The police initiated a research on 5500 gun licences. Around 40000 gun owners are listed in Police's criminal records. The move... (

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31 May 2010

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Alaska)

A backpacker shot and killed a grizzly bear Friday night in Denali National Park and Preserve, the first such incident within the park's original borders in decades and also the first since a February change in federal laws allowed licensed visitors to carry loaded guns in national parks, a parks spokeswoman said Sunday afternoon. Parks biologists and rangers are investigating the case, trying to figure out whether the backpacker had justification for shooting the... (

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31 May 2010

North Carolina News Network

APEX - There is some effort to return to normal at a Super Target Store in Apex after a gunman entered the store late Sunday morning and shot and killed a woman who worked as a cashier at the store. The shooter later shot and killed himself. When police officers arrived on the scene they confronted the suspect and ordered him to drop the gun. "We don't allow shooters to just stay inside a store and possibly take out other victims, so we're trained to confront an active... (

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