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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Guns go off by accident at US weapons shows, five injured

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 11:14am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press Accidental gunfire at three gun shows around the United States on Saturday left five injured, authorities said. Three people were injured in Raleigh, North Carolina, at the Dixie Gun and Knife Show at the state fairgrounds, a quarterly event that usually draws thousands of people. State agriculture department spokesman Brian Long said a 12-gauge shotgun discharged ...

  2. News - World - ELECTIONS

    Two Colorado senators kicked out by power of US gun lobby

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Denver, Colorado Elections forced by activists may be start of nationwide move against gun-control supporters Two senators kicked out by power of U.S. gun lobby The removal of two Colorado state senators who voted for tighter gun control serves as an example of what can happen to US lawmakers who support gun restrictions- even in a state that has suffered two ...

  3. News - World - GUN CONTROL

    Obama proposes new gun control background checks for the mentally ill

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 02:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... proposed two new federal gun control rules on Friday to ensure more information about the mentally ill reaches background check databases, after a series of high-profile US shootings. The rules ... The massacre relaunched a push for gun control laws in America and a handful of states have since tightened gun rules. But the national measures Obama sought, including a plan for enhanced background ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ai's leg-gun post fires off flurry of shots on the web

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:18pm by GDN

    ... revolutionary and human rights hero, Miley Cyrus. Ai's leg-gun series raises more questions than it answers. Whether this is a political gesture, a subversive criticism of state-controlled media ... Nell Frizzell Ai's leg-gun post fires off volley of shots on the web When it comes to selfies, you don't get more revolutionary than a grey-haired Chinese man in shorts ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US gun culture the biggest hurdle to a law that would save lives

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:57am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in Connecticut, there have been 74 such tragedies, an average of one a week. Obama is a steadfast advocate of gun control. The law that he spearheaded that was voted down by Congress would have expanded ... SCMP Editorial US gun culture the big barrier School shootings in the US have become so commonplace that they are more ignored than remarked upon. President Barack Obama would have said ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Gun debate a window into the US soul

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... prices. It's counterintuitive and difficult for outsiders to understand, but Barack Obama's two-term presidency - with his leaning towards tougher gun control - has helped create a gun investment bubble. The Newtown killing, unlike previous campus shootings, involved very young children and turned public sentiment. As gun control looked more likely, people rushed to buy guns before ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Thousands march in Washington for stricter gun control

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Thousands of people marched in Washington on Saturday to demand stronger gun control legislation, in a solemn rally six weeks after the shocking massacre ... is not the finish line, today is the starting block. This is not an individual race, but this is a team relay.” Washington Mayor Vincent Gray, who has come out in support of gun control, called for action ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Gun drama in Kowloon Bay still leaves questions unanswered

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:48am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a neighbour during an argument while living in Yuen Long. How, with such a background, he was able to acquire two guns and ammunition when such ownership is tightly controlled has to be exhaustively ... SCMP Editorial Questions remain on gun drama Not before has a murder-suicide in Hong Kong come under scrutiny as intense as that at the Kai Ching public housing estate in Kowloon ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Barack Obama demands Congress passes gun control measures

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington President calls on Congress to enact stronger firearm controls, while proposals face fierce opposition from influential pro-gun lobby Obama urges end ... after meeting with fellow Democrats. "I hope we get them but we don't have them now." The blunt assessment speaks volumes about the uphill battle facing gun control advocates. ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Smart gun's sale by California store draws fury of gun rights advocates

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:22am by WASHPOST

    ... it impossible to fire without the watch. Gun control advocates, who believe smart guns can reduce gun violence, suicides and accidental shootings, marked it a milestone. "These people ... Smith & Wesson endured after it signed a landmark gun control agreement with the Clinton administration in 2000 that called for the company to research and introduce smart guns. Boycotts ...




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