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Turkey

8 October 2010

Hürriyet Daily News (Istanbul)

Noting that the 'only purpose of a gun is to kill,' Nazire Dedeman, head of the Umut Foundation, an NGO working for individual disarmament, says she cannot understand how Turkish parliamentarians are planning to liberalize the country's gun laws. Laws allowing people as young as 18 to own up to five guns is entirely irresponsible, Dedeman says. A prospective Turkish bill that would lower the minimum age for firearms possession to 18 and make owning a gun easier is... (GunPolicy.org)

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