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House OKs Five-Week Patriot Act Extension
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"The House passed a five-week extension of the Patriot Act on Thursday and sent it to the Senate as Congress scrambled to prevent expiration of anti-terror law enforcement provisions on Dec. 31."

"Approval for the Feb. 3 deadline came on a voice vote in a nearly empty chamber after Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, refused to agree to a six-month extension the Senate had cleared several hours earlier."
 

OH: Bill Would Allow Arrests For No Reason In Public Place
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"One state representative said it resembles Gestapo-style tactics of government, and there could be changes coming on the streets of Ohio's small towns and big cities."

"The Ohio Patriot Act has made it to the Taft's desk, and with the stroke of a pen, it would most likely become the toughest terrorism bill in the country. The lengthy piece of legislation would let police arrest people in public places who will not give their names, address and birth dates, even if they are not doing anything wrong."
 

Larry Craig: Hillary Would Abuse Patriot Act
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"Republican Sen. Larry Craig is citing Hillary Clinton as the reason he opposes renewing the Patriot Act in its current form, saying Mrs. Clinton is likely to abuse the security measure if she becomes president - unless additional safeguards are built in."

"'There will come a day when there will not be a George W in the White House,' Sen. Craig warned, after calling top conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday to explain his position. 'And tragically enough, and I hope never, it could be a Hillary Clinton.'"
 

Gun-Toting Santa Featured on Christmas Card
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"The latest reason for gun control and gun rights activists to sharpen their rhetoric is a Christmas card released by the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. The card features an armed Santa Claus attempting to shield three children from a terrorist."

"The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) sent the card to members of Congress, President Bush, and others who support gun rights."
 

Annihilating Boy Toys
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"For kids, Christmas means toys. For boys in particular, the hottest toys often have a martial theme — BB guns, army men, light sabers and the like."

"But this Christmas season, some parents trudging to the malls for G.I. Joes have had to meet the politically correct platoons now infiltrating the local Toys R' Us."

"Code Pink, a leftist women's outfit that's a fixture at antiwar rallies, is taking a break from protesting real conflict in Iraq to campaign against so-called 'war toys.' As the Pink website warns: 'Every holiday season manufactures prey on our children with pro-war propaganda disguised as innocent toys. Don't let your child be a victim of G.I. Joe!'"
 

KY: Citizens Help Catch Bank Robber
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Submitter's Note: Obviously, Home Federal doesn't have a "weapons free zone" policy.

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According to police, two citizens helped catch a bank robber Wednesday in Harlan.

When police arrived at the Home Federal Bank, two citizens were holding the suspect at gunpoint.

Daniel L. Stines, 60, of Loyall was arrested and now faces several charges.

After Stines was taken into custody, a handgun and what appeared to be an explosive device was discovered.

A state police bomb unit was called in to dispose of the device.

No one was injured.
 

IN: State trooper off patrol after fatal shooting
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"An Indiana State Police patrol officer remains on administrative duty while the department investigates his fatal shooting of a man who reportedly tried to break into his home."

"The results of the criminal investigation by ISP detectives eventually will be presented to the Marion County prosecutor, said 1st Sgt. David Bursten, State Police spokesman. He said the department is confident they will be able to conduct a fair investigation of their own officer."
 

CA: Car burglar takes Fontana officer s ID card and gun
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"A car burglar made off with a Fontana police officer s department identification card and a firearm and may have broken into another car in the same area, according to police logs."

"The police officer Monday morning reported a break in the 1400 block of Blossom Avenue, logs said. His wallet had been stolen, along with a handgun, according to reports. The wallet was recovered at a San Bernardino gas station but the weapon was not, logs said."
 

IN: Munster cops charged with stealing dead chief's sword
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"Two police officers have been charged with stealing an antique sword from the belongings of late police Chief William Sudbury and attempting to sell it on the Internet."

"Sgt. Douglas Simpson, 49, and Officer Jeffery Huckaby, 39, each have been charged with one count of felony theft."

"According to the probable cause affidavit, Simpson took the sword from Sudbury's locker at the Munster police station."

"He then gave it to Huckaby, who advertised the sword on Internet auction site eBay."
 

MO: Jurors convict former ESL police chief
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"The attorney for this city's former police chief pressed to jurors that his client - a 31-year law enforcer - was ripe fodder for entrapment by federal authorities eager to make him the latest, biggest figure done in by corruption in this battered city."

"Ronald Matthews' prosecutor dismissed the claim. So did the jury."

"Deliberating less than three hours, a federal jury on Wednesday convicted Matthews of plotting to obstruct federal agents and lying to a grand jury investigating a felon who illegally carried a handgun as an auxiliary police officer."
 

NM: San Juan County Deputy Accidentally Wounds Self
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"A San Juan County sheriff's deputy accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning a pistol at his Aztec home, authorities said."

"Officials said Rob Gross was unloading the handgun Wednesday when it discharged. The bullet entered his left hand."

"Gross underwent surgery at San Juan Regional Medical Center for damage to a knuckle bone. Sheriff's Captain Tim Black said such an injury to an officer is rare, since officers handle weapons every day."
 

TN: Two THP officers to be fired, state says
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Two state Highway Patrol officers accused of crimes have been targeted to be fired as part of Gov. Phil Bredesen’s housecleaning at the THP, state officials announced this afternoon.

The two officers are Sgt. Gregory Badacour of the state’s Capitol Police force, who told Metro Police last year that he had filmed several couples having sex in public without the couples’ consent, and THP Trooper Angelinette Crawford, who was accused of shooting and wounding her brother during an argument. Both officers are from Nashville.
 

VA: Former Sheriff Pleads Not Guilty
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"E. Lee Stoffregen III, the former Prince William County sheriff who has been indicted on grand larceny and embezzlement charges, returned this week to the county courthouse over which he once presided and formally began proclaiming his innocence."

"At a hearing Tuesday in Prince William County Circuit Court, Judge James E. Kulp denied a defense motion to dismiss a grand larceny charge, which alleges that Stoffregen stole a semiautomatic weapon -- an AR-15 carbine -- from the sheriff's office upon his retirement in December 2003. Stoffregen's trial is scheduled for February."
 

WY: Chief leaves loaded gun in restaurant
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"Laramie Police Chief Bob Deutsch said yesterday he violated department policy by leaving his police-issued handgun in the restroom of a downtown restaurant last month."

"Deutsch said he mistakenly left the loaded gun — a .40-caliber Glock pistol — in the restroom of Jeffrey’s Bistro Nov. 29. He didn’t realize the weapon was missing until a police officer returned it to him later that day."
 

Canada: Are long guns next on Martin's confiscation list?
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"In the aftermath of Prime Minister Paul Martin's announced ban on handguns, thousands of responsible gun owners, proudly represented by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, don't like where he and other misguided gun control advocates appear to be headed: a national confiscation of every legally-owned firearm, long guns included!"

"'...Are we destined for another couple of billion dollars wasted on the next gun control program - another Liberal scheme that will once again fail to reduce violence in Canada?' said O.F.A.H. Executive Director, Mike Reader. 'When will the Liberals learn from well-documented failures in other countries?' he said."
 

AZ: Man with Gun Boards Plane
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The TSA is trying to figure out how a passenger flew into Phoenix Tuesday with a 9 millimeter handgun.

The TSA confirms a man somehow made it through a security checkpoint in Portland. He was carrying an unloaded 9 millimeter handgun. It wasn't until he made it to Phoenix that screeners finally discovered the firearm.

At this time it's unclear who discovered that he had the gun or if he told authorities that he did.

 

UK: Machine gun horror
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"A TEENAGER is under armed guard in hospital after being shot in the back by an attacker with a machine gun."

"The 17-year-old boy was gunned down in the street when bullets were sprayed across Walsingham Road, Upper Clapton, on Sunday night."

"Detectives believe a masked young black man carried out the attack before jumping into a car and speeding away."
 

UK: Gun boy, 14, terrorises bus driver
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"A SCHOOLBOY pointed a gun at a bus driver and passengers near Liverpool city centre."

"Two children aged 10 and 14 were picked up by police after the incident in Scotland Road."

"The 30-year-old driver was so terrified he is considering quitting his job."
 

MA: Leyden Rifle Club site tested for contamination
Submitted by: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association
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"Tests for lead contamination in a stream on the property of the Leyden Rifle Club will be conducted by the Greenfield Water Department."

"The results could be a factor in deciding whether the club receives a special permit from the Planning Board to allow nuclear plant security forces to continue to train there."

"Sandra D. Shields, the superintendent of water facilities for Greenfield, said yesterday that Thorne Brook, which traverses the property, is a tributary of the Green River, which provides about 25 percent of the city's drinking water."
 

NY: State to hire 100 new troopers to tackle illegal gun sales
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"The state will hire 100 state troopers as part of a new effort to crack down on illegal gun trafficking, Gov. George Pataki said Thursday."

"The program comes after lawmakers at a special Wednesday session approved tougher penalties for gun trafficking offenses. Pataki called for the session last week after two New York City police officers, Dillon Stewart and Daniel Enchautegui, died in separate shootings since Thanksgiving."
 

Australia: Rifles stolen in gun shop break-in
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"A GANG of thieves stole four high-powered rifles valued at $6000 from a Darwin gun supplies store early yesterday morning."

"Two men kicked in the front doors of the Tex Guns Supplies shop at Berrimah about 4am.
It was the second Darwin gun heist in less than two weeks."

"Police were worried the stolen firearms would be used for illegal activity."
 

NY: Lawmakers agree to toughen gun control, "cop killer" laws
Submitted by: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association
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"It's unusual to see the Senate and Assembly hold session in the month of December. But here they were, largely in response to the shooting deaths of two New York City police officers since Thanksgiving."

"Governor George Pataki said 'Too many times we've seen those who put on the uniform lose their life protecting our freedom. We owe it to them, we owe it to their families, and we owe it to the people of the state of the New York to do everything we can to protect them.'"
 

NY: NYSRPA applauds legislation designed to "Punish criminals not criminalize legal gun users"; focus now should be to make New York safer
Submitted by: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association
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"The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association (NYSRPA) today applauded the New York State Senate and Governor Pataki for their efforts in negotiating with Speaker Silver and the Assembly an acceptable piece of legislation designed to protect New Yorkers and punish criminals who are illegally trafficking in or using guns."

"To make New York a safer place, however, NYSRPA now calls upon the legislature to pass a 'Castle Doctrine' Law to make protecting one's home legal in all circumstances."

"The Castle Doctrine is an ancient common law doctrine with origins going back at least to Roman law that provides that a man's home is his castle and, hence he may use all manner of force including deadly force to protect it and its inhabitants from attack."
 

IL: Madison County deputies may get new Glock guns
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"Madison County officials may spend up to $37,000 to give sheriff's deputies new firepower."

"Sheriff Robert Hertz said his department's Smith & Wesson handguns have been malfunctioning too frequently during training, and he can't afford to let that happen in a real situation."
 

UK: First Country to Monitor Every Car Journey
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"Britain is to become the first country in the world where the movements of all vehicles on the roads are recorded. A new national surveillance system will hold the records for at least two years."

"Using a network of cameras that can automatically read every passing number plate, the plan is to build a huge database of vehicle movements so that the police and security services can analyse any journey a driver has made over several years."

"The network will incorporate thousands of existing CCTV cameras which are being converted to read number plates automatically night and day to provide 24/7 coverage of all motorways and main roads, as well as towns, cities, ports and petrol-station forecourts."
 

Canada: School reopened after gun scare
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"A central Ontario school, locked down because of a gun scare, is open again."

"Midland police have declared Midland Secondary School, near Barrie, safe."

"The facility was locked down for several hours after police got a report that someone was spotted at the school with a handgun."

"A large search of the area was launched, but police say no weapon has been found."
 

MA: Patrick: Mitt misfires in gun war
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"Democratic gubernatorial contender Deval Patrick yesterday accused Gov. Mitt Romney of falling short in the fight against gun violence that has left Boston facing its highest murder rate in a decade."

"'The governor, as far as I can tell, has shown no leadership and no interest in this epidemic of violence,' Patrick said in an interview. 'I think he’s in a unique position to step forward here.'"

"Romney defended his efforts to stem gun violence yesterday, saying he has approved $11 million in emergency funding to help law enforcement crack down on gang activity."
 

Canada: Tony Martin Accuses Liberals of Misleading Sault Citizens on Gun Ban
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"In a press release, New Democrat MP Tony Martin argues that Christian Provenzano shouldn’t mislead Sault citizens about Paul Martin’s plan to ban handguns."

"'In Toronto, the Liberals made it clear that they plan to ban handguns. Mr. Provenzano can’t change the facts,' said Martin. 'In today’s Sault Star, Christian Provenzano said that Ontario could opt out of the handgun ban proposed by the Liberals. But the McGuinty Liberals have already opted in.'"
 

MA: Tragedy turns parents into gun safety advocates
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"When Ann Marie Crowell told her 12-year-old son Brian he could go over to a friend’s house on Christmas Eve 1997, it never crossed her mind to ask him if his friend’s mother owned a gun. Not a gun owner herself, Crowell didn’t think of guns. Why would she?"

"Eight years after Brian was accidentally shot by his friend while the 14-year-old was showing him a gun, Crowell encourages parents to participate in the ASK campaign - to ask before they send their children over to play if there is a gun in the home and how it is stored."
 

UK: Gun scare sparks police armed siege
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"ARMED police officers were called and a Bridlington town centre street was cordoned off for almost four hours during a gun scare."

"The drama began at around 9.30pm last Thursday and shortly afterwards a firearms team was called to Westmoreland Grove, off Promenade."

"A police spokesman said: 'Following a domestic dispute in a separate part of Bridlington, officers attended the Westmoreland Grove area to search for a man who was believed to have been in possession of a weapon.' ..."
 

Romania: Romania Stations Fined For Showing Gun-Toting Santa
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Two Romanian television stations have been fined for showing a man dressed as a gun-toting Santa Claus.


The stations (Antena 1 and National) were fined $1,700 for airing a publicity stunt by a local gun maker that showed "Santa" giving journalists submachine guns to test fire.

Ralu Filip, who heads the broadcast regulatory authority,said "children could understand from this that Santa is legitimizing the use of guns."

 

Philippines: Police to step up gun control
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"THEY usually come shopping with a bevy of flashy cars and armed bodyguards, their menacing entourage creating a sense of foreboding similar to what one sees in Hollywood Mafia movies."

"Still smarting from criticisms after the flagrant killings of two soldiers here two weeks ago, Cagayan de Oro City Police Director Aurelio Trampe vowed to block the entry of visitors loaded with caches of weapons unless they subject themselves to checkpoint inspections."

"Councilor Jose Benjamin Benaldo demanded Monday the strict enforcement of gun control in the city ..."
 

NY: NEW YORK STATE RIFLE AND PISTOL ASSOCIATION APPLAUDS LEGISLATION DESIGNED TO "PUNISH CRIMINALS NOT CRIMINALIZE LEGAL GUN USERS"; FOCUS NOW SHOULD BE TO MAKE NEW YORK SAFER
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"The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association (NYSRPA) today applauded the New York State Senate and Governor Pataki for their efforts in negotiating with Speaker Silver and the Assembly an acceptable piece of legislation designed to protect New Yorkers and punish criminals who are illegally trafficking in or using guns."

"To make New York a safer place, however, NYSRPA now calls upon the legislature to pass a 'Castle Doctrine' Law to make protecting one's home legal in all circumstances."
 

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