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Prévention de la violence armée, lois sur le contrôle des armes à feu et commerce des armes légères :

Gun Policy News, 9 April 2013

Afrique du Sud

9 April 2013

Eyewitness News (South Africa)

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato said on Monday an investigation has been launched to determine how police issued firearms landed up in the hands of gangsters in Lavender Hill. Metro police officers carried out several raids in the area and other suburbs over the weekend where they confiscated illegal weapons and drugs. Officials also seized two police firearms as well as an AK-47 with ammunition. Plato said this was worrying. "I am actually... (GunPolicy.org)

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Angleterre et pays de Galles

9 April 2013

BBC News

Knife crime in the West Midlands has fallen by a quarter, according to new police figures. West Midlands Police said knife-related offences had fallen from 2,995 between April 2011 and 2012 to 2,237 during the following 12 month period. It had received £1m from the government over two years to tackle the problem. The force said incidents like the fatal stabbings of two Big Issue sellers and teenager Christina Edkins in Birmingham were "mercifully rare". Assistant... (GunPolicy.org)

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Serbie

9 April 2013

CTV News (Toronto) / Associated Press

He went from house to house in the village at dawn, cold-bloodedly gunning down his mother, his son, a 2-year-old cousin and 10 other neighbours. Terrified residents said if a police patrol car hadn't shown up, they all would have been dead. Police said they knew of no motive yet in the carnage Tuesday that left six men, six women and a child dead in Velika Ivanca, a Serbian village 50 kilometres (30 miles) southeast of Belgrade. After the rampage, police said suspect... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

9 April 2013

ABC News (USA)

President Obama may have ended the 17-year ban on gun violence research at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but even if Congress restores research funds, experts say the damage runs deeper than funding cuts. Since the 1996 ban, many of the leading researchers of the 1980s and 1990s have moved on to other specialties, and some said they've even discouraged students from specializing in gun violence research because the work doesn't pay. The ban also... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

9 April 2013

Huffington Post (USA), Blog

You can learn a few things about religion and politics listening to flea market dealers in Indiana. For starters, sociologist Arthur Farnsley writes in his new book "Flea Market Jesus," it is a political mistake of biblical proportions to write off all Christian fundamentalists as red-state, moral values Republicans. In in-depth interviews, Farnsley found among this fiercely independent group on the fringes of evangelical Protestantism an adherence to rugged... (GunPolicy.org)

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