Gun Control Overseas
Think gun control is bad here? Let’s look at other countries and see how it is there for comparison.
The United Kingdom
Its popular misconception that firearms are illegal in the UK. This isn’t actually correct. It’s close mind you, but not totally true. You can own certain types of firearms and even suppressors if you go through enough red tape. According to figures from the Guardian, in 2011 no less than 1.8 million legally held guns were on record just in England and Wales alone. Granted this is still only about 3300 guns per 100,000 populations, but it’s something.
However, what these firearms are and how they are obtained may shock you.
More at my column at Firearms Talk.com