Monthly Archives: September 2015

Wiltshire Police gets it right on gun surrender

Gun surrenders – where policemen encourage the public to give up any old guns they’ve got laying around the house, and later prosecute them for illegal possession* – have a history, in Britain, of being embarrassing exercises in “look, look, here’s some old scrap that we’re falsely claiming is a mass murder weapon!”

Not so with Wiltshire Police’s latest effort.

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The Law Commission conference: All is not (yet) lost for shooting

UK Shooting News was kindly invited to attend the Law Commission’s symposium on the future of firearms laws earlier this month, which the commission organised as part of its ongoing review into firearms laws. It was a day that restored UKSN’s confidence both in the licensed firearms community and the impartiality of the review.

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