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Hungary

30 May 2000

Associated Press

BUDAPEST — Hungary's plans to introduce Europe's toughest gun control legislation, strictly curtailing the possession of legally held firearms, has outraged many local special interest groups, including private security firms, the insurance industry and sportsmen. "Eastern Europe is still probably the easiest place on Earth to obtain cheap handguns illegally," complains Peter Kovacs, 47, a security officer and father of four. "A lot of kids have them, and old ladies... (GunPolicy.org)

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