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Gun Policy News, 29 June 2011


29 June 2011

Daily News & Analysis (India)

The Madras high court bench here has ruled that citizens could possess weapons and revenue and police officials could not deny them arms licence by citing law and order problem. Allowing a petition filed by an S Rajkapur, an agriculturist, who was denied a licence by the commissioner for revenue administration as well as Theni district revenue officer in 2004 and 2005 to possess a double barrel gun, Justice D Hariparandhaman said that unless the applicants' antecedents... (

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29 June 2011

Winnipeg Free Press (Manitoba)

WASHINGTON -- America's love affair with guns is a passionate and enduring one, the bonds strengthening even further in recent years thanks to the country's powerful pro-gun lobby. But could the prospect of al-Qaida terrorists exploiting U.S. gun loopholes to purchase weapons for sinister purposes change historic attitudes about the right to bear arms in America? A group of more than 600 urban mayors is clearly hoping recent remarks by Adam Gadahn, an American-born... (

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29 June 2011

Star Online (Malaysia)

KUALA LUMPUR - A former mechanic was sentenced to life imprisonment by the High Court after he pleaded guilty to two counts of trafficking in firearm. Abdul Aziz Buang, 38, who is currently serving a five-year jail term for firearm possession, was calm when Justice Ghazali Cha handed down the sentence yesterday. Justice Ghazali also ordered Abdul Aziz to receive six strokes of the rotan for each of the two offences. The judge said he viewed the offences very... (

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29 June 2011

Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — As state after state voted to let residents carry concealed guns, Illinois has held out, for a long list of reasons: A strong gun control movement. A dynasty of powerful Chicago mayors. A line-up of state leaders who oppose expanding access to guns. With Wisconsin now on the verge of adopting concealed carry, Illinois soon will be all alone, the last state with a complete ban on carrying concealed weapons. That makes it the next big prize in... (

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Afrique du Sud

29 June 2011

News24 (Cape Town)

JOHANNESBURG - A programme to educate people about the firearm licence application process will be launched in August, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Wednesday. Roadshows would be held throughout the country at which people could detail any challenges they had faced with the process, he said in Pretoria. Speaking after a progress review meeting with the task team responsible for a turnaround strategy for firearms applications, Mthethwa said that the 1 080 696... (

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Angola,République démocratique du Congo (RDC)

29 June 2011

BBC News

A deadly gun battle has erupted in the Democratic Republic of Congo mining capital of Lubumbashi. President Joseph Kabila is in the town to preside over Thursday's Independence Day ceremonies. Reports indicate that a military depot was the focus of the assault, but officials deny this. Police opened fire on the attackers. Two gunmen and three civilians were killed in the gun battle, which lasted just under an hour. The gunfire began on Wednesday between 0300-0400... (

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