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5 February 2011

Irish Times (Dublin)

The state is facing a serious legal challenge to the ban on handguns and restrictions on other firearms, with almost 200 gun enthusiasts lodging judicial review cases against new gun laws. The large number of cases represents an unprecedented level of challenge to any legislation introduced in recent years. According to the Department of Justice, a total of 175 judicial reviews had been lodged at the end of last year arising from the refusal of the Garda to grant gun... (

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