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United Kingdom

10 December 1999

Countryman's Weekly (UK)

A former pistol shooter has laid a complaint alleging treason by three High Court Judges designed to test the power of constitutional law in a modern setting. At issue is whether gun legislation introduced by Acts of Parliament has compromised the common law right to self defence, as gun legislation has effectively meant that pistols are not readily available to individuals in a life-threatening situation where they could be appropriate for self-defence. Michael Burke... (

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