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Taiwan

23 October 2009

China Post (Taiwan)

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The government has decided to maintain the present tight gun control despite a call for liberalizing the regulations on owning lethal weapons to help people defend themselves. Legislator Yu Tien of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party urged the government yesterday to follow the U.S. practice of easing the rules to allow law-abiding citizens to own handguns to protect themselves. Yu said that gun smuggling is "quite common" in Taiwan, which... (GunPolicy.org)

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