20 Dec 2017 – post temporarily deleted, apparently the NLRC just accepted the NRA’s latest rent offer while I was writing this.
18 Dec 17 – UKSN’s author has come across an illuminating blog post from a firearms barrister; the sort of lawyer who you absolutely wouldn’t want to have fighting your corner in a dispute with the State.
9 Dec 17 – Don’t forget to tell the government not to ban MARS and 50-calibre rifles. UKSN’s author has just sent in his response to the public consultation, which ends today.
You can send yours to firstname.lastname@example.org. More info on the NRA website.
27 Nov 17 – The Fifty Calibre Shooters’ Association’s chairman has warned that police efforts to ban target shooting rifles stretch beyond .50″ BMG rifles and MARS-action rifles.
8 Nov 17 – The minister publicly driving the 50-cal ban has confessed to Parliament that the one stolen rifle which prompted the latest drive to ban 50-cal rifles was, in fact, recovered by police.
2 Nov 17 – The Conservative minister driving the ban on .50-calibre and MARS action rifles appears to have deliberately misled Parliament in a written answer.
13 Oct 17 – Slightly more has emerged on the UK gun ban situation, courtesy of a message from the Fifty Calibre Shooters’ Association.