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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Man sentenced to two years in jail in Japan for making guns with 3D printer

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:16am by AFP

    ... is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls. Yoshitomo Imura, 28, was found guilty of making two guns at his home and publishing a video online detailing the process, said ... the US Congress renewed a ban on guns that contain no metal. While Japanese police do carry guns, Japan has very strict firearms control laws and few people possess guns or have ever come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1620813/man-sentenced-two-years-jail-japan-making-guns-3d-printer
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama to launch sweeping gun ownership reforms

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 11:55am

    ... Obama is launching the most sweeping effort to curb American gun violence in nearly two decades, as gun control advocates move to act swiftly after the massacre at an elementary school ... and ammunition magazines holding more than 10 bullets, along with a requirement for universal background checks on gun buyers. Some gun control advocates worry that opposition from Republicans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1129309/obama-launch-sweeping-gun-ownership-reforms
  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    James Brady, Reagan’s press secretary, dies at 73

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:24pm by AP

    ... crusade for gun control, has died. He was 73. Brady, who spent much of the rest of his life in a wheelchair, died on Monday at a retirement community in Virginia, where he lived with his wife. ... in gun control efforts in 1985, and later chaired Handgun Control Inc, but Brady took a few more years to join her. Reagan did not endorse their efforts until 10 years after he was shot. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567062/james-brady-reagans-press-secretary-dies-73
  4. News - World

    Time, CNN reinstate Fareed Zakaria after plagiarism review

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 11:23am

    ... Zakaria made an "unintentional error" in what was an "isolated incident" in a recent column on gun control for the magazine that he took from another writer. "We look ... an April New Yorker essay about gun control in a column he wrote for his publication. CNN put no time limit on its suspension after Zakaria wrote a blog post on CNN.com that was similar to the Time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1016895/time-cnn-reinstate-fareed-zakaria-after-plagiarism-review
  5. Virginia Tech massacre

    Posted Apr 24th 2007, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... reacted? Virginia Tech cancelled classes for the rest of the week and offered counselling to students. The gun control debate has been reignited, with proponents of gun control legislation claiming ... Kate Whitehead What? A gunman killed 32 people and injured 29 before turning the gun on himself. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. When? When did the shooting take ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/590262/virginia-tech-massacre
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US gun dealers report huge AK-47 sales after Russia sanctions ban

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:05pm by WASHPOST

    ... called the Brady Bill in the 1990s, gun purchases skyrocketed. When the Democrats took control of Congress in 2006, sales soared again. When President Barack Obama tried to pass sweeping laws ... dealers, the threat of increased regulations is seen as a form of economic stimulus. But the surge in sales troubles advocates of gun control, who fear some buyers will sell them on at gun shows ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583078/us-gun-dealers-report-huge-ak-47-sales-after-russia-sanctions-ban
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US culture to blame for gun violence

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by BARRY WEISBERG

    ... There are an estimated 270million civilian guns in the US- or 88.8 guns per 100 people. With each state having their own, individual gun control laws, effective gun control is impossible. Yet, despite these two ... BARRY WEISBERG Barry Weisberg says that in no other democratic country has the use of force been as pervasive Culture of violence to blame for US gun crime It is now routine for everyone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1014793/us-culture-blame-gun-violence
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A Bad Week for..., March 2, 2014

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 03:42am by STAFF

    ... editor from Britain took over from Larry King, but he failed to attract King's ratings. There were complaints from the US right wing that Morgan backed gun control. Critics also said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1438278/bad-week-march-2-2014
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1534357/us-gun-culture-biggest-hurdle-law-would-save-lives
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Smart gun opponents in the United States force a sales rethink

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:43am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... future and prompted some gun-control advocates to back away from legislative efforts to mandate the technology. The owners of Engage Armament in Rockville, a Washington suburb, endured ... of support, with many people commenting online that it should be a buyer's choice. Gun-control advocates were disappointed that protest had caused another potential seller to back off. Advocates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1504327/smart-gun-opponents-united-states-force-sales-rethink

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