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Gun Policy News, 22 June 2011


22 June 2011

Observer (Pakistan)

ISLAMABAD — "It is not the weapon but the sophistication of weapon which threatens the human beings and makes the militant stronger" commented Brig (R) Muhammad Saad at a seminar on 'Proliferation of Small Arms and their Impact on Internal Security Dynamics' held in Islamabad on Friday. The speakers called for strict check on proliferation of small arms and prohibition of gun violence by restricting use of arms. Irfan Mufti of SAP-Pakistan suggested that "we should... (

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22 June 2011

Capitol Weekly (California)

If there is a link between alcohol and violence, how should society seek to deal with it? New research out of the University of California at Davis suggests one idea: Pass laws that address the intersection of booze and guns. According to a new analysis of data by Garen J. Wintemute, director of the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program, people who drink heavily and engage in risky behavior like drinking while driving are also more likely to own guns and carry... (

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22 June 2011

National Post (Toronto), Opinion

These are not halcyon days for the unique American combination of extreme drug prohibition and extreme firearms permissiveness. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is enduring its biggest scandal since Waco over an anti-drug operation very inappropriately titled "Fast and Furious." In a nutshell, ATF agents watched carefully as people in Arizona bought massive quantities of legal weapons (notably AK-47 assault rifles), knowing they'd be smuggled across the... (

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22 June 2011

Libération (France)

[Translated summary: After prolonged debate, Venezuela has agreed on a gun control bill. Firearms are said to be involved in 90% of the country's crimes, and the bill proposes gun amnesties and buybacks to reduce the 9 to 15 million illegal firearms in circulation, and to restore confidence in the Venezuelan Police.] L'enjeu est tel qu'il a fait taire les différences politiques. L'Assemblée nationale vénézuélienne, théâtre en février d'une violente bagarre... (

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