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England & Wales

16 July 2013

BBC News

A man whose mother, sister and aunt were killed by a gunman, has criticised ministers for rejecting calls to ban people with violent pasts owning guns. Policing Minister Damian Green said the government would instead issue "tough new guidelines" to police forces on how they should license firearms. Michael Atherton shot his partner Susan McGoldrick, her sister Alison Turnbull and her daughter Tanya at his home. Bobby Turnbull accused the government of "pussy-footing... (

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