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Supreme Court ruling on gun rights divides U.S.

Supreme Court upheld Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a New York state law that places restrictions on carrying a concealed handgun outside the home, a move likely to divide the nation further on the polarizing …

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Court Martial drops charges against businessman Buchanan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Military prosecutors have dropped charges of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition against city businessman Sam Buchanan. Captain Ambroz Guma tendered a letter before the seven-member panel of the General Court Martial chaired by Lt General Andrew Gutti on Tuesday indicating that the state was …

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Police constable commits suicide

Kazo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A police constable in Kazo district has committed suicide using his firearm. The deceased is police constable No. 77309, Joel Yesho Chemutai, a police officer attached to Kanoni police station. Chemutai allegedly shot himself dead in his house on Sunday morning. John Lokooto, the Kazo …

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Biden administration moves to curb proliferation of “ghost guns”

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden announced Monday new measures aimed at curbing the proliferation of “ghost guns” — unserialized, privately-made firearms that law enforcement personnel are increasingly recovering at crime scenes in cities across the United States. Last year alone, there were approximately 20,000 …

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Police officer, civilian arrested orchestrating gun sale

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A police officer and a civilian have been arrested in Lira district in possession of an illegal firearm they were trying to sell. Emmanuel Onyanga, a PPC no_71630 attached to Bugweri police station and Isaac Ocaka, 30-years old, a peasant of Teduka cell, Aduku …

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Four arrested for illegal possession of a firearm in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Amuru district have arrested four people for illegal possession of a firearm. Patrick Jimmy Okema the Aswa river region police spokesperson identified the suspects as Lemi Chris-33, a resident of Wakiso district and Kiir Angelo-34, a South Sudanese from Juba who …

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Russian cadets pose for selfies at Kalashnikov exhibition

Moscow, Russia | AFP |  Dozens of youngsters from Russia’s Youth Army have been getting up close and personal with perhaps the world’s most iconic firearm as their country prepares to mark the centenary of the birth of Mikhail Kalashnikov, maker of the legendary rifle. Children from the roughly half a …

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