13 Oct 17 – Slightly more has emerged on the UK gun ban situation, courtesy of a message from the Fifty Calibre Shooters’ Association.
9 Oct 2017 – Shooters can cost Home Secretary Amber Rudd her Parliamentary seat if her plan to ban “rapid-fire rifles” and .50″ rifles goes ahead, UKSN can reveal.
3 Oct 2017 – The Home Office is using the most recent American mass murder in Las Vegas to try and rush through new bans on .50″ rifles and “rapid fire” rifles. Both are legal for certified owners in the UK.
Rifle clubs have just over 24 hours left to formally object to the government’s plans to hike Home Office Approval fees by more than a thousand pounds.
22 Jan 2017 – Target shooting faces an existential threat from a planned £1,000 hike in Home Office Approval fees – and the NRA has said nothing about it after 10 days.
13 Jan 2017 – A new government consultation reveals that the Home Office wants to destroy the sport of target shooting by punishing rifle clubs with £1,000 increases in approval fees.
17 Oct 2016 – A Scottish Nationalist has said in Parliament that “people are still dying from gun use and gun ownership, and too often that is caused by licensed firearms”.