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New Blackwater Iraq Scandal: Guns, Silencers and Dog Food

Despite four separate federal grand jury investigations of its operations, Blackwater’s contract to provide security services for the US State Department was renewed earlier this year. The contract pays Blackwater $250 million a year and runs for five years. Collapse … Continue reading

Cops Point Firearms, Arrest 10-year-old For Making Noise

“They called me a b-i-t-c-h,” Lucasz said, spelling out the word instead of saying it. “They kept on swearing at me like a criminal.” The Ottawa Citizen | Apr 18, 2008 By Andrew Seymour The parents of a 10-year-old boy … Continue reading

Guns handed in to S.F. police for gift cards

   From left: Police Officers Kevin Labanowski, Noah Mallinger and Daniel Manning take possession of firearms turned in by residents at the Gifts for Guns program at Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco on Saturday. SF Chronicle | Dec 2, … Continue reading

Boston Police Implement New Program To Remove Guns From Homes Without Warrants

AHN News | Nov 19, 2007 by Julie Farby Boston, MA (AHN)-Boston police are unveiling a controversial new program that will enable officers to search homes in high-crime neighborhoods without first securing a warrant. Under the new program, police officers … Continue reading

Police to search for guns in children’s bedrooms

Globe Staff | Nov 17, 2007 By Maria Cramer Boston police are launching a program that will call upon parents in high-crime neighborhoods to allow detectives into their homes, without a warrant, to search for guns in their children’s bedrooms. … Continue reading

Foreign media point to number of guns in Finland

NewsRoom Finland | Nov 8, 2007 A number of foreign news media focused on the number of legal guns in Finland when covering the school shooting in Tuusula in southern Finland that claimed nine lives. Cable News Network said in … Continue reading

Finland Drops Objections to EU Firearms Directive

YLE Uutiset | Nov 9, 2007 Finland has stopped opposing moves for changes in the European Union directive on firearms. On Friday the government said that it is ready to accept the proposal by Portugal; the Grand Committee of the … Continue reading

Veterans Disarmament Act To Bar Vets From Owning Guns

  The New Orleans, National Guard Gun Confiscation Was the ‘Trial’ Run Gun Owners of America | Sep 23, 2007 by Larry Pratt Hundreds of thousands of veterans — from Vietnam through Operation Iraqi Freedom — are at risk of … Continue reading

Kucinich Seeks To Ban Hand Guns In America

WTAM Cleveland | Apr 20, 2007 Gun bans don’t stop gun violence in the western world. Look at the UK which has the most explosive gun crime rate in the entire world while the average citizen there isn’t allowed to … Continue reading

Nixon Wanted Total Handgun Ban, White House Records Show

Nixon shaking hands with his friend, mass-murdering anti-gun communist dictator Mao Zedong who stated that “Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.” Nixon: “People should not have handguns.” Nixon never made his wish for a handgun ban … Continue reading