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Turkey

14 December 2010

Today's Zaman (Istanbul)

Possible amendments to gun laws that are intended to ease restrictions on owning and carrying small arms have faced much criticism in Turkey. The bill, currently in subcommittee at Parliament, ensures easier access to guns, allowing people to own as many as five weapons and the right to carry two of them at one time. Some civil society organizations underline that such regulations will lead to more crime and will threaten lives, especially those of women and children,... (GunPolicy.org)

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