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Gun Policy News, 7 June 2011


7 June 2011

San Francisco Chronicle / AP

KNOXBORO, New York - A 24-year-old sheriff's deputy, whose wife is pregnant with their second child, was fatally shot during a gun battle at the end of a six-hour standoff at a house in central New York, authorities said Tuesday. Deputy Kurt Wyman died after being rushed to a Utica hospital following the shootout around 2 a.m. Tuesday inside a garage in the rural hamlet of Knoxboro, Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol said. He said the four-year veteran was shot once... (

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7 June 2011

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck is proposing that the city require BB-gun replicas of actual firearms to be brightly colored so that police officers don't mistake them for real weapons. The proposal, which the Los Angeles Police Commission will consider Tuesday, comes after two shootings involving officers and people with replica weapons, including one in which a teenager was wounded. Under the new rule, all such toys sold in Los Angeles would have the "entire... (

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7 June 2011

WANE-TV (Indiana)

FORT WAYNE, Indiana - A new state gun law, Senate Bill 292, goes into effect July 01. This will make it legal and easier for gun owners with permits to have their weapons in public places. That means gun owners will soon be able to take their weapons with them to places like the park, the hospital, the library, and Citilink buses. "We're of the opinion that weapons and public transportation are not a good mix," Citilink General Manager Ken Housden said. Citilink's... (

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7 June 2011

Washington Post, Editorial

THERE MAY NEVER be a better spokesman for closing the gun show loophole than Adam Yahiye Gadahn. A 32-year-old American and convert to Islam, Mr. Gadahn referred to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, as "blessed raids" and called for additional "jihad against America." He has been on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list and faces criminal charges for treason and for providing material support to al-Qaeda. Mr. Gadahn is believed to have left his native Orange... (

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7 June 2011

Jakarta Post

Representatives from 30 Asia-Pacific countries gathered in Bali on Monday (June 6) to discuss arms transfers and ways to improve controls through a new international legally binding instrument - the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) - currently being negotiated at the UN. The Bali meeting is part of a process to strengthen the negotiations leading up to the adoption of the treaty at a UN conference in 2012 by ensuring an inclusive process by allowing countries to make... (

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