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United Kingdom

24 August 2007

Telegraph (UK), Opinion

Periodically, there is a national outcry about guns on our streets. It reached a climax 20 years ago this week when Michael Ryan shot and killed 16 people, including his mother, wounded 15 others, then killed himself. The massacre in Hungerford led to a ban on the ownership of semi-automatic centre-fire rifles. In 1996, the murder of 15 children and their teacher at a school in Dunblane, Scotland, led to a complete ban on handguns. Yet since then, the number of... (GunPolicy.org)

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