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Gun Policy News, 1 May 2011


1 May 2011

CBS News (USA)

The National Rifle Association (NRA) today used its annual convention in Pittsburgh to highlight ATF's "gunwalker" scandal and call for the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder. NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre told members today: "When ATF authorizes and watches thousands of guns walk across the border and fall into the hands of Mexican drug cartels, that's not just bizarre law enforcement; it's government-sanctioned gunrunning." President Obama has... (

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1 May 2011

Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh), Opinion

The National Rifle Association has been holding its annual meeting in Pittsburgh for the past few days, heralded with billboards promising "acres of guns and gear." Here's a billboard you didn't see, but would have if the group was honest about its mission to paint even the most sensible gun laws as a step toward tyranny: "The NRA: Because if Richard Poplawski can't have an arsenal, neither can you." Mr. Poplawski, of course, was one of those "law-abiding" citizens... (

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1 May 2011

Associated Press

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Mexican federal police said Saturday they discovered a basement arsenal hidden behind the mirrors of a home gym that included three anti-aircraft guns, dozens of grenades, a grenade launcher, AK-47s and other high-powered weapons. The neatly ordered stockpile found in an upscale neighborhood in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas, also contained several makes of machine guns, rifles, a shotgun and more than 26,000 ammunition... (

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1 May 2011

Daily Mail (UK)

Police will question the former partners of gun licence applicants about their mental stability under a proposed tightening of the law. Former wives, girlfriends, husbands and boyfriends will be asked if the applicant has ever displayed violent traits or personality flaws. If they say yes, officers will use their answers as grounds to reject the licence bid. The move comes in response to last year's horrific killing spree in Cumbria by taxi driver Derrick Bird, 52,... (

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