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United Kingdom,Scotland

17 January 2008

BBC News

A firearms summit to identify how gun laws can be reformed is being planned by ministers in Scotland. Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill will invite police, farmers, shooting clubs and Home Secretary Jacqui Smith, as well as gun control campaigners. He said that with gun crime increasing, the law needed to be tougher and simpler to understand and enforce. Last year saw 247 firearms incidents in Scotland resulting in death or injury, up 25% on the year before. The... (GunPolicy.org)

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