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Le droit de porter des armes

The right to bear arms

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Les armes à feu

Firearms

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Une arme à feu

A gun

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Une arme de poing

A handgun

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Un revolver

A revolver

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Un pistolet

A pistol

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Un fusil de chasse

A shotgun

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Un fusil semi-automatique

A semi-automatic rifle

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Un fusil d'assaut

An assault rifle
An assault weapon

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Des munitions

Ammunition
Munitions

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Une balle

A bullet

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Une cartouche

A cartridge

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Un étui (de revolver)

A holster

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Violé (pour un droit)

Infringed

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Bizarre

Odd

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Juges

Justices

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What does the second amendment to the US constitution say?

"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

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Propriétaire d'armes à feu

A gun-owner

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Un passionné d'armes à feu

A gun enthusiast

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Un champ de tir

A rifle range
A shooting range

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Porter une arme

To bear a gun
To carry a gun
To wear a gun

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Les ventes d'armes à feu

Gun sales

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Un permis de port d'arme

A gun permit
A gun license

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Se faire justice

To take the law into one's own hands

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La légitime défense

Self-defence

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Agir en état de légitime défense

To act in self-defence

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Un membre d'un groupe d'autodéfense

A vigilante

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What is the NRA?

The National Rifle Association of America

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What is the goal of the NRA?

Promotion of gun ownership in the US
Has close links with the Republican Party

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How many members does the NRA have?

4 millions

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Who are the largest manufacturers of handguns in the US?

Smith and Wesson

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Dans l'ensemble

On balance

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Un probleme controversé

A controversial issue
A contentious issue

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Un problème sensible, qui suscite de vives réactions

A hot-button issue

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Le lobby des armes à feu

The gun lobby

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Le droit de porter une arme

The right to carry arms

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Les défenseurs du droit de porter des armes

Gun-rights activists

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Un fabricant d'armes

A gun maker
A gun manufacturer

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Déclencher

To prompt

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La réglementation du port d'armes

Gun control

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Avoir accès aux armes à feu

To have access to guns

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Limiter l'accès aux armes

To restrict access to guns

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Un contrôle des antécédents (d'un acheteur d'armes)

A background check

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Déclarer une arme

To register a gun

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Un casier judiciaire

A criminal record

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Interdire les armes à feu

To outlaw guns
To ban guns

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projets de loi

bills

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Approuver

To sanction

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Tristes

Grim

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How many people were killed by guns in Tennessee in 2006?

950

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Tirer

To shoot

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Tirer sur quelqu'un

To shoot at somebody

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Abattre quelqu'un

To shoot somebody dead

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Des coups de feu
Une fusillade

A shooting

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Le meurtre d'un policier

The shooting of a policeman

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Une fusillade

A shoot-out

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Un coup de feu

A shot
A gun-shot

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Tirer un coup sur quelqu'un

To fire a shot at somebody

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Etre touche mortellement
Être victime d'un coup de feu mortel

To be fatally shot
To be mortally wounded

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Coups de feu
Fusillade

Gunfire
Gunfight

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Se suicider

To commit suicide
To kill oneself

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Se supprimer
Se donner la mort

To take one's (own) life

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Il a retourne l'arme contre lui même

He turned the gun on himself

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Les citoyens respectueux de la loi

The law-abiding

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Since when are pistols banned in New York?

Since 1911

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Le nombre de victimes

The death toll

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Tuer quelqu'un sauvagement

To slaughter somebody

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Un massacre

A slaughter
A massacre

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Un carnage

Carnage

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Une effusion de sang
Un massacre

Bloodshed

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What does the police say about the UK's gun culture?

The police claims that drug markets are the main driver of the UK's burgeoning gun culture

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Le moteur principal

The main driver

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Appuyer sur la gâchette

To pull the trigger
To press the trigger
To squeeze the trigger

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Avoir la gâchette facile

To be trigger-happy

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Etre pris d'un accès de folie meurtrière

To go on a killing spree
To go on a shooting spree
To go on a shooting rampage

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La criminalité

Crime
Criminality

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Le taux de criminalité

Crime rate

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Un homme armé

A gunman

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Un meurtre

A murder

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Un meurtrier

A murderer

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Le nombre des victimes

The death toll

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Copieurs

Copycats

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Blesser quelqu'un

To injure somebody
To wound somebody

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Une blessure

A wound

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Blessé

Injured
Wounded

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Un cadavre

A corpse

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Un tueur en série

A serial killer

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Un psychopathe

A psychopath

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What was the homicide rate per year per 100 000 inhabitants in Germany in 2007/2008?

0.98

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What was the homicide rate per year per 100 000 inhabitants in Australia in 2007/2008?

1.45

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What was the homicide rate per year per 100 000 inhabitants in France in 2007/2008?

1.59

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What was the homicide rate per year per 100 000 inhabitants in the U.K. In 2007/2008?

2.03

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What was the homicide rate pear year per 100 000 inhabitants in the US in 2007/2008?

5.8

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What was the homicide rate per year per 100 000 inhabitants in Russia in 2007/2008?

18

95

What was the homicide rate per year per 100 000 in South Africa in 2007/2008?

38.6