The NRA’s latest Historic Service Rifle match has prizes for all classes – except, bizarrely, foreign rifles.
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.
The NRA has made its response to the Law Commission’s review into firearms law publicly available via its website.
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.
At least one person has reportedly been killed while three others are missing after an explosion at the factory of Czech ammunition manufacturer Sellier & Bellot.
A government-hosted e-petition is calling for armed self-defence to be a valid reason for the issue of British firearm and shotgun certificates.
British police forces have been failing the public because they aren’t applying gun licensing laws consistently, according to a report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC). Yet police spin doctors convinced the media to blame the public for their failings.