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3 June 2010

Guardian (UK)

The reaction to the Hungerford and Dunblane massacres has left Britain with an entrenched "anti-gun culture" and some of the toughest gun control laws in the world. The ban on handguns, following the Dunblane massacre in which a former scout leader, Thomas Hamilton, shot dead 16 primary school children and their teacher, has proved so tight that Britain's Olympic gun team has to train abroad for the 2012 Olympics. In 1987 Michael Ryan murdered 16 people, including his... (

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