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Gun Licencing

What is a gun licence?


A licence granted to own a gun

Wider definition

  • Do you need a gun licence to own anything that fires projectiles, e.g a slingshot?

Guns in New Hampshire

Gun Licencing

Video talking about the Free state project- In New Hampshire it is legal to carry a gun.
One man says he carries it for the same reason he has a fire extinguisher in his kitchen, smoke alarm in his house and an air-bag in his car.

Shooting in Arizona

One of the problems of a free society is that one crazy person can do something like this.
If we took all the steps necessary to prevent this attack we would either not be able to meet with our elected officials or a lot of people we only think are crazy would be in jail -- locked up.
All this talk of "watching our language" in public debate runs counter to freedom of speech and ignores the fact that in a country of 300 million people there was only 1 person who didn't grasp that speech is speech -- that you don't use a gun in a debate.
We can not create a free society in which there is no chance of a tragedy like this.

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Guns in Switzerland

Guns in Switzerland