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I thought guns were banned in England??

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by redhen, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    No? I'm probably wrong.. I usually am.. :rolleyes:
    I'm just wondering because i'm watching a show on BBC, "24 hours in the ER"..
    Its like the real time ER shows we have in the states on Discovery health channel..
    Anyways... i notice they have quite a bit of gun shot wounds come in... but i thought guns were banned in England?
    Anyone know if they are... just wondering.. :pop
     

  2. lucky123

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    They are. When you ban guns only the criminal will have them. Governments ban guns so they never have to fear the people!
     
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  3. Nitrous

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    Handguns, yes. Long guns, no. Some of the best shotguns in the world are made there. Most of the big game rifles were manufactured there or in Holland/Sweden.
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Interesting.. so these people must have gotten their hands on long guns then... but the shootings are in London.. How the heck are they carrying around these big guns to rob people with?? Long coats? lol
    Unless they can get their hands on illegal handguns too... most likely...
     
  5. desertdarlene

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    Mexico is really strict on gun laws, too, but there are ways to own them if you're a citizen. Penalties are harsh for breaking the law.
     
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  6. Vamvakas

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    All guns are not allowed in UK... Even there police officers can't carry one, only there swat teams and military can.
     
  7. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    What?? The cops cant carry them? Wow... :th
     

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    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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  9. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Crowing

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    They also "banned" shooting other people.

    Laws don't stop crime at all
     
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  10. NixNoodleNumbat

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    They usually help, though.
     

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