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Gun Policy News, 3 June 2011


3 June 2011

Times of India

Uttar Pradesh Police busted a gun-running racket with the arrest of the gang's main courier and mastermind, while he was on to Balia with a consignment of five automatic pistols with 10 magazines. Special director general, ATS, Brij Lal on Thursday said that the arrest came following some specific intelligence on the gang's kingpin and the main courier Jagannath, a resident of Bilriyaganj in Azamgarh. On the basis of the information, police intercepted Jagannath during... (

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3 June 2011

Gainesville Sun (Florida)

Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday signed into law a bill that will restrict doctors' ability to ask patients whether they own firearms. The bill's inspiration, at least in part, was a Marion County incident last year. HB 155, which takes effect immediately, allows doctors to ask about gun ownership and record that data only when they believe the information is pertinent to a patient's safety and health. If the Florida Board of Medicine finds a doctor out of step with the... (

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Afrique du Sud

3 June 2011

New Age (Johannesburg)

The backlog in gun licence renewals is so severe that the entire application processing system is on the verge of "collapsing", an investigation by The New Age has revealed. Sources in the South African Police's Central Firearms Registry (CFR), speaking on condition of anonymity, said that officials were battling to clear the backlog but new applications were coming in everyday. With 200000 applications already received, and only 1000 being processed each working day,... (

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3 June 2011

ABC News (USA) / AP

Doctors and gun control groups say they will challenge a Florida law, signed Thursday by Gov. Rick Scott, that bans physicians from asking patients about gun ownership. "Gov. Rick Scott should realize the risks to public health and safety that he would be sanctioning by giving into the gun lobby's agenda," the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence said in a joint statement with the Florida chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Family... (

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3 June 2011

ABC News (USA)

In a new video message released on the internet Friday, American-born al Qaeda spokesman Adam Gadahn calls on Muslims living in America to carry out deadly one-man terrorist acts using fully automatic weapons purchased at gun shows, and to target major institutions and public figures. "What are you waiting for?" asks Gadahn in English, and then adds that jihadis shouldn't worry about getting caught, since so many have been released. "Over these past few years, I've... (

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