Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News


24 February 2013

International News (Karachi), Editorial

In an effort to limit arms proliferation the Sindh Assembly passed legislation on Thursday increasing the term of imprisonment for possession of an illegal weapon from three to 14 years. Pakistan is a country awash with guns, both legal and illegal, with the latter probably outnumbering the former. There are entire communities regarded as 'armed.' Politicians have been behind much of the perfectly legal proliferation of guns in our society as they have a 'quota' of... (

Read More: International News (Karachi)