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  Dunblane Massacre | 1990-1999 | Guardian Century
The small Scottish town of Dunblane was racked with grief and horror last night as details emerged of the killer who had lived in their midst until yesterday, when he shot dead 16 small children and a teacher in three minutes of carnage in a primary school gym.
It is not known how many bullets were discharged during the massacre, which the police estimate lasted between two and three minutes.
The head teacher, Ronald Taylor, was described by police as a hero for the work he put in to calm the distraught pupils of the 700-strong school.
century.guardian.co.uk /1990-1999/Story/0,,112749,00.html   (745 words)

  
  Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
The Dunblane massacre was a multiple murder-suicide which occurred at Dunblane Primary School in the Scottish town of Dunblane on 13 March 1996.
Dunblane Primary School gymnasium was demolished shortly afterwards and replaced by a small garden: a simple plaque bears the names of the victims.
Dunblane Unburied, the book written by Sandra Uttley who was a paramedic at the time of the Dunblane Massacre in Scotland, argue that Central Scotland Police were more culpable in the case than was officially admitted.
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  CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dunblane (Gaelic: Dùn Bhlàthain) is a small town north of Stirling in the Stirling council area in Scotland.
Dunblane did not have a rich or extensive medieval diocese (37 parishes), and the cathedral is relatively modest in scale, but its refined architecture is much admired, as is its setting overlooking the valley of the River Allan.
Dunblane is close to the University of Stirling's campus at Bridge of Allan, and is a popular location for academics.
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  Dunblane Massacre
The massacre of the innocents - and the wounding of 12 classmates and two other teachers - stunned Britain and touched off outrage and disbelief overseas.
Despite his erratic behavior and widespread suspicion in the community that he was a pedophile, Hamilton's membership in a Dunblane gun club entitled him to a licence for firearms, which he was authorized to use only on the premises.
Dunblane resident William McInnes said there had been persistent rumors that Hamilton was sexually perverted.
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  Dunblane massacre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dunblane massacre was a multiple homicide which occurred at the primary school in the town of Dunblane, Scotland on 13 March 1996.
The chief defense psychiatrist in the case has revealed that the Dunblane massacre, and in particular the early treatment of Thomas Hamilton, was the trigger in Bryant's mind for the Port Arthur massacre.
The Dunblane massacre reemerged in headlines after Andy Murray, who was an 8 year old pupil that attended the school during the time of the shooting, won the U.S. open junior crown in 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dunblane_Massacre   (1038 words)

  
 Thomas Hamilton (dunblane Murderer)
He was 43 years old when he committed the Dunblane massacre, the spree killing of 16 small children and a teacher in a primary school, and subsequently committed suicide.
A special report into the events leading to the Dunblane murders was compiled by the Sportsman’s Association with a foreword and commendation by the Rt.
The "facts" about Thomas Hamilton and what happened on the day of the "Dunblane Massacre" are disputed still, in spite of, or perhaps because of, the inquiry that was held.
www.seattleluxury.com /encyclopedia/entry/thomas_hamilton_(dunblane_murderer)   (1715 words)

  
 Gun Policy News: Daily small arms policy and gun news   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On the ten-year anniversary of the Dunblane massacre, the father of one of the 16 young children killed today renewed his call for action to be taken.
The families of the 16 children killed with their teacher in the Dunblane massacre are dismayed that the promised national firearms register has not been set up, one of the parents has said.
Dunblane still holds the macabre title for the highest child death-toll in a school massacre, research showed today - the 10th anniversary of the horrific primary school shooting spree.
www.gunpolicy.org /Articles/130306.html   (1263 words)

  
 NJCSD - Ten Years After Dunblane
March 13 is the tenth anniversary of the Dunblane massacre.
Dunblane was the school in Scotland where a gunman murdered a class of sixteen children and their teacher.
How ironic that the legacy of Dunblane is turning the entire nation into a criminal culture where a victim has no right to defend themselves in their own home.
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 CNN - Dunblane mourns on anniversary of school massacre - Mar. 13, 1997
DUNBLANE, Scotland (CNN) -- A year after a lone gunman killed 16 children and their teacher, the town of Dunblane mourned the victims in private ceremonies Thursday.
Dunblane Primary School, the site of the massacre, delayed its opening by an hour and a half so that children could be with their parents during the time the shooting happened.
Dunblane residents and people across Britain planned to light candles in their windows Thursday in memory of the victims.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9703/13/scotland.dunblane/index.html   (419 words)

  
 Scotsman.com News - Dunblane killings
THE father of a girl killed in the Dunblane massacre is extending his fight against guns worldwide, by calling for a crackdown on the arms trade.
THE families of Dunblane massacre victims were marking the tenth anniversary of the tragedy...
TO MARK the ten-year anniversary of the Dunblane massacre the parents of one of the injured...
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 New Statesman - Rise of the celebrity victim. After the Dunblane massacre, the suffering of the bereaved was seen as a ...
After the Dunblane massacre, the suffering of the bereaved was seen as a qualification to pronounce on society's ills.
Dunblane: never forget is, in part, about the making of celebrity victims: how, in death, some ordinary children "became public figures", and how some of their parents were transformed into globe-trotting crusaders for gun control.
Hardened journalists still wince at the memory of how Kate Adie was publicly lambasted by a BBC executive for her excessively "forensic" reports from Dunblane, presumably because she focused on the facts about the dead and injured instead of providing the desired mawkish effusion about good and evil.
www.newstatesman.com /200012110046   (1342 words)

  
 Dunblane massacre Information
The Dunblane massacre was a multiple homicide which occurred at the primary school in the town of Dunblane, Scotland on 13 March 1996.
However because the Hungerford massacre also involved a legal gun owner killing with his legally held guns public feeling had turned against private gun ownership and allowed a much more restrictive ban on handguns to pass.
The chief defence psychiatrist in the case has revealed that the Dunblane massacre, and in particular the early treatment of Thomas Hamilton, was the trigger in Bryant's mind for the Port Arthur massacre.
www.bookrags.com /Dunblane_Massacre   (987 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - The Dunblane Massacre
As the rumours of a shooting incident at the school spread around Dunblane, worried parents rushed to the school, passing ambulances with sirens blaring, that were ferrying some of the the wounded children and teachers to the Stirling Royal Infirmary.
As the media descended on Dunblane, reporting the full horror of that Wednesday morning across Britain and around the world, the news was met with shocked disbelief, numbness and tears.
The newest artifact in Dunblane Cathedral is the Dunblane Commemoration; a tall engraved stone tablet commemorating the tragedy, which was unveiled at a ceremony on 12 March, 2001.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A10402903   (2280 words)

  
 Dunblane families to light candles 10 years on | 24dash.com - Communities
The massacre also prompted a widespread review of school security and of the rules concerning the control of adults working with children.
It is understood that at meetings with senior council figures, police and family representatives, a decision was made not to speak of the events or their aftermath to the media.
Scotland's First Minister Jack McConnell has written to four schools in Dunblane, paying tribute to the "strength and dignity" of all those affected by the murder of 16 children and their teacher in the town 10 years ago today.
www.24dash.com /content/news/viewNews.php?navID=7&newsID=3821   (964 words)

  
 The Dunblane School Massacre
This came on the heels of the Port Arthur Massacre, and had the same MO. Both Dunblane and Port Arthur were remote, both shooters had no motive, and they were horrific massacres.
Dunblane's conspiracy centers around a theory that Hamilton was a part of a
Similarities to the Port Arthur massacre also question the validity of the inquiry, and the possibility of official involvement.
judicial-inc.biz /dunblane_school_massacre.htm   (613 words)

  
 ABC News: U.K. Response to School Massacre: Ban Handguns
An advertisement placed in British national newspapers Friday, Aug.9, 1996, by the Society Against Guns in Europe, carrying a picture of Emma Crozier, one of the children shot dead in a school gym class in Dunblane, Scotland, on March 13, 1996.
As a direct result of Dunblane, this country banned all handguns over.22 caliber.
"We just said after Dunblane that never again was someone going to walk into a school and massacre children," said Ann Pearson, one of the founders of the Snowdrop Campaign, a movement of parents that lobbied the British government to impose the handgun ban.
abcnews.go.com /WNT/International/story?id=3066193&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312   (456 words)

  
 Dr. Behind Port Arthur Gun Control Now In Maryland
In the massacre, the murder of Nanette Mikac and her two daughters was said by the CNN's John Raedler in the EMA papers to be the classic win-win, sound bite.
However, in relation to both massacres it should be remembered it was Rebecca Peters' colleague, Roland Browne, now chair of NCGC, who predicted a shooting massacre in Tasmania in November of 1995, and quite remarkably again made a repeated prediction on the "A Current Affair" TV show, straight after Scotland's Dunblane Massacre.
Port Arthur massacre was the catalyst for subsequent reciprocal visits across the globe by some of those closely involved with victims of both shooting murders.
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As a result of the political response and societal knee-jerk reaction, those children who survived have been left in a society where death by violent crime, rape and assault is larger than ever, as is always the case when populations are disarmed, the criminal element blossoms.
Dunblane detective told of fears before massacre - A POLICE officer was so concerned about the threat posed to children in Dublane by Thomas Hamilton that he paid a visit to prosecutors to try to persuade them to take action.
DUNBLANE AGAINST GUNS - On March 13, 1996 a man armed with four handguns and 743 rounds of ammunition walked into a school gymnasium in Dunblane, Scotland, and without warning opened fire on Gwen Mayor and her kindergarten class.
www.cremationofcare.com /the_nwo_dunblane.htm   (681 words)

  
 Dunblane - TheTrenchcoat Chronicles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Today is the 10th anniversary of the school shooting with the highest child death toll, the Dunblane massacre.
It really really is. Dunblane sticks in my memory, I was only a teenager when it happened and it was just beyond me as to why anyone would want to walk into a school and shoot kids who were no older than 6.
I think the people of Dunblane have made the right choice, to mark this anniversary in private, with dignity and with continued support for the families of those who were hurt and killed.
www.thetrenchcoat.com /archives/1075-Dunblane.html   (599 words)

  
 Reuters Dunblance Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
LONDON (Reuter) - Youngsters from the Scottish village of Dunblane have recorded the Bob Dylan song "Knocking on Heaven's Door" as a tribute to the 16 children and school teacher slain in the town in March.
Dylan gave permission for the wording of the song to be changed to fit the Dunblane situation, Christopher said, the first time it is believed this has happened.
Christopher, who runs a music shop near Dunblane, said the idea for the recording was triggered when he was singing the Dylan song shortly after the massacre.
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 Dunblane Laws Fail
PISTOL shooters can recall precisely where they were and what they were doing when the first news bulletins came through of the Dunblane massacre on March 13, 1996.
"When Dunblane happened, you just could not argue the case," says Michael Gault, a maintenance engineer with the RAF who is also one of Britain's finest shooters.
After the horrors of Dunblane, many people might accept the argument for a ban on handguns if it appeared to work, but the evidence suggests strongly that it does not.
www.allsafedefense.com /news/International/BritsFailure2.htm   (927 words)

  
 Dunblane Against Guns
The Government report on the massacre recommended tightening the gun control laws, but stopped short of an outright ban on guns favored by many.
Dunblane musician Ted Christopher wrote a new verse for Knockin'On Heaven's Door in memory of the Dunblane school children and their teacher, and in protest of the Government's refusal to ban all handguns.
The official Website of Dunblane Against Guns is at X http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/angus_fairfax/dunbl2.htm X [link now fails, please e-mail correct link if you know it Archival Copy] and for those outside the U.K. the CD single may be ordered via e-mail.
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 Dunblane massacre at AllExperts
The Dunblane massacre was a multiple homicide which occurred at the primary school in the town of Dunblane, Scotland on 13 March 1996.
However because the Hungerford massacre also involved a legal gun owner killing with his legally held guns public feeling had turned against private gun ownership and allowed a much more restrictive ban on handguns to pass.
The chief defence psychiatrist in the case has revealed that the Dunblane massacre, and in particular the early treatment of Thomas Hamilton, was the trigger in Bryant's mind for the Port Arthur massacre.[1]
en.allexperts.com /e/d/du/dunblane_massacre.htm   (1031 words)

  
 CNN - Scottish town mourns loss - Mar. 14, 1996
DUNBLANE, Scotland (CNN) -- Bouquets of flowers, cards and teddy bears lay outside a school Thursday where a day before a gunman killed 16 kindergartners and their teacher.
The massacre of children stunned Dunblane, a close-knit town of 7,300 on the edge of the Scottish Highlands.
The town of Dunblane is trying to understand how such a thing could happen in their bucolic town.
cgi.cnn.com /WORLD/9603/britain_deaths/14   (807 words)

  
 Introduction to the Great British Gun Ban Con
Bob Milsom has created his own own page, John Pate has created the Dunblane Massacre Resource Page and there are others like Speeding Bullets and The Gun Control Resources Page.
Dunblane was a terrible tragedy and such an act of senseless brutality that it is difficult to comprehend.
Yes the Dunblane and Hungerford massacres were carried out with legal firearms but I suspect even if they had been illegal firearms the result would have been the same.
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 CNN - Horror in a quiet town - Mar 13, 1996
The massacre left 16 children and a teacher dead.
A year later, five children were slaughtered and 30 others wounded in a California school yard by a gunman who then turned the gun on himself.
It is not yet clear how the gunman at the Dunblane primary school got his weapons, but the incident adds urgency to the issue of security in Britain's schools.
www-cgi.cnn.com /WORLD/9603/britain_deaths/tragedy/index.html   (414 words)

  
 Propaganda Matrix.com - Exposing the New World Order and Government Sponsored Terrorism
Robbie the Pict put the question to judges hearing his complaint that a "secret society" of senior figures in the Scottish establishment is undermining the impartiality of the judicial system.
Another document relates to correspondence between the clerk of the Dunblane inquiry, which was presided over by Lord Cullen, and a member of the public regarding 'possible affiliations of Thomas Hamilton with Freemasonry...
The inquiry into the Dunblane massacre was a massive cover up, a top Scotts Freemason has sensationally claimed.
www.propagandamatrix.com /archive_freemasonry.html   (569 words)

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