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14 September 2010

BBC News

Children are being granted firearms licences because the UK's gun laws are a "mess", MPs have been told. The Home Affairs Select Committee is trying to decide whether gun laws are adequate following shootings carried out on Tyneside and in Cumbria. The British Association of Shooting and Conservation (Basc) told the hearing current laws were unclear. Taxi driver Derrick Bird shot 12 people dead in Cumbria in June, and Raoul Moat killed a man in Gateshead in... (

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