Firearm Laws To Be Tightened In Britain : News Photo

Firearm Laws To Be Tightened In Britain

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LONDON - JANUARY 6: A replica Air soft gun which can be purchased on the Inernet January 6, 2003 in London. British Home Secretary David Blunkett has confirmed plans to tighten firearms laws, which will see a mandatory jail sentence of five years for gun possession. The announcement was made after two teenage girls were killed at a New Year's party in Birmingham but the Government insists it had been planned for some time. Replica and Airsoft guns will not be affected by the new laws. (Photo by John Li/Getty Images)
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LONDON - JANUARY 6: A replica Air soft gun which can be purchased on the Inernet January 6, 2003 in London. British Home Secretary David Blunkett has confirmed plans to tighten firearms laws, which will see a mandatory jail sentence of five years for gun possession. The announcement was made after two teenage girls were killed at a New Year's party in Birmingham but the Government insists it had been planned for some time. Replica and Airsoft guns will not be affected by the new laws. (Photo by John Li/Getty Images)
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January 06, 2003
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