Police have raided the home of controversial farmer Tony Martin on suspicion he may have had an unlicensed firearm, according to various media sources.
Recommending that a new criminal offence of possessing articles with intent to convert an imitation firearm into a live firearm be created was the most stupid part of the Law Commission’s recent review of gun law.
This is the story of my .303″ No.1 Mk.III Short Magazine Lee Enfield – Trigger’s Broom, as I now call it – and how a simple internet sale landed me with a rifle that was dangerous to shoot and cost more than half its value to repair.
Documents released by the European Union reveal that 13 countries so far have formally commented on the EU semi-automatic firearm ban proposals – but Britain hasn’t put anything in writing to Brussels about it.
Britain, the EU country pushing hardest to support the EU plan to ban all semi-automatic firearms, has got a British politician appointed as rapporteur for the firearms review.
Both of Britain’s largest shooting and countryside organisations have welcomed the Law Commission report which recommended the creation of new shooting-specific criminal offences.
Finland’s government may demand an exemption from the upcoming EU semi-automatic firearm ban, according to media reports.