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‘They simply deserve their fate… I don’t care’: Shooters respond to Home Office fees hike

24 Jan 2017 – Users of a shooting forum have been commenting upon the £1,000 fee hike proposed by the Home Office, and the attitudes on display reveal how pistol shooting was banned in 1997.

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New Home Office Approval regs for clubs now in force

2 Aug 2016 – The Home Office Approval criteria for rifle clubs has been updated, with the biggest change being formal recognition that rifle club members can shoot at other clubs without being members of them.

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UK police will be able to write and enforce firearms law. We must stop this

7 April 2016 – The Home Office Guidance on Firearms Law is a potent weapon. If proposed changes to the law go through, it will become legally binding – and the police will be able to rewrite it at will without any external input. We need to contact our MPs and stop this dangerous move.

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Breaking: Policing and Crime Bill will criminalise possession of common tools

Home Secretary Theresa May introduced the government’s new Policing and Crime Bill to Parliament this afternoon. In its draft state the bill will make it a criminal offence to possess tools that could convert imitation firearms into real guns, without defining exactly what those tools might be.

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