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Gun Policy News, 6 January 2013


6 January 2013

Japan Times

It's almost impossible to get to a gun in Japan, and selling one or owning one is a serious crime. Fire the gun? Possibly life imprisonment. Gun-control laws are taken so seriously that police will pursue a violator all the way to the grave — and maybe beyond. The rationale for this is simple: "Of course, guns don't kill people; people kill people — guns just make it a lot easier to kill a lot of people. That's why Japan bans them and that's why my job was catching... (

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6 January 2013

Washington Post

The White House is weighing a far broader and more comprehensive approach to curbing the nation's gun violence than simply reinstating an expired ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition, according to multiple people involved in the administration's discussions. A working group led by Vice President Biden is seriously considering measures backed by key law enforcement leaders that would require universal background checks for firearm buyers, track the... (

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6 January 2013

Today's Zaman (Istanbul)

"Things just aren't what they used to be," may seem like a knee-jerk truism in Turkey, but few seem to say it with more conviction than Fatih Demirok, a counter clerk at a gun store in İstanbul's old banking and warehouse district of Karaköy. "Things have changed quite a bit in the gun industry. You can't just walk in and buy a gun these days," the 25 year old says from behind a counter of neatly arrayed shotguns and hunting rifles. "There's a detailed process with... (

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Afrique du Sud

6 January 2013

Independent (South Africa) / Sunday Tribune (South Africa)

Despite legislation to prevent the production and sale of exact-replica toy guns, lifelike copies flood into the country and invariably find their way into the hands of criminals who pass them off as the real thing. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Westville police shot and killed a man who allegedly raised a replica toy gun and pointed it at them. The man was one of three who had allegedly broken into a home in Westville and fled with garden tools and a... (

Lire l'article complet : Independent (South Africa) / Sunday Tribune (South Africa)