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United Kingdom

22 November 2010

Daily Mail (UK)

A police chief has been heavily criticised after calling for children as young as ten to be granted licences to use guns such as rifles. Adrian Whiting, Assistant Chief Constable of Dorset Police, wants the age at which people can apply for a firearms certificate to be lowered from 14 to ten. He said that the current minimum age of 14 can be circumvented in some instances – such as for pest control – so some children younger than ten can legally shoot rifles and... (

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