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United Kingdom

19 February 2007

Independent (UK), Editorial

The Prime Minister joined the national panic about gun violence yesterday, with an all too typical promise to be even tougher on this especially pernicious type of crime. Among the measures Tony Blair proposed were extending mandatory five-year prison sentences for gun-possession to 17-year-olds and making gang membership a specific offence that could also be considered an aggravating factor when someone was sentenced for another crime. What was all that about... (

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