When is a gun not a gun? – BBC News

Posted July 2nd, 2007 in firearms, news by sally

“A gun dealer specialising in antique firearms has been acquitted of selling weapons which the prosecution had claimed could have ended up in the hands of gangsters.”

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BBC News, 29th June 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Gunmen ‘let off full jail terms’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 14th, 2007 in firearms, news, sentencing by sally

“Only one in five criminals convicted of possessing a firearm has been sentenced to the mandatory minimum jail terms created by the Government to fight gun crime, Home Office figures show.”

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Daily Telegraph, 14th June 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Police call for tougher gun crime laws – The Guardian

Posted April 20th, 2007 in firearms, news by sally

“One of the UK’s most senior police officers has called for new laws that would compel the public to give information to the police about gun crime – whether they want to or not.”

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The Guardian, 20th April 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk