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Proposed amendments to the Firearms Directive have been published by the EU Commission yesterday. They include stricter licensing controls and a ban on military-looking semi-automatic firearms.
BASC welcomes the position adopted by a European Parliament committee which will prevent a ban on firearms used by those who shoot.
BASC has issued a statement on the news that the European Council has recommended that the European Commission should revise the Firearms Directive.
BASC has welcomed a Law Commission report which calls for improvements to laws governing the acquisition and possession of firearms.