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Billy Zhang

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How would you feel if the government carried out a serious ban on guns?

Here in China, the government doesn't allow the free gun sales and the man who want to have his gun (usully for protecting the forest or animals) legally must have the arm licence which is also hard to obtain.
But I hear about that in many other countries ,any adult can buy guns freely just as biscuits.But as you all know, terrible shooting accidents are happening now and then.
Does your government start to draw out decrees over gun control or gun ban?How do you feel if the government carry it out seriously? I just want to know your true feeling without any offence.Thank you!

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  • Jun 26 2013: Australia after a major mass shooting the government allowed no public sale of guns. Guns were bought and sold through the government and only those that had a legitimate reason got guns.
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      Jun 27 2013: Thank you for your input!
      I'm looking forward to more detailed descriptions of "the legitimate reason" from you and Is it difficult for the government to check its authenticity?
      MANY THANKS!
      • Jun 28 2013: some of the legitimate reasons:
        1. your profession needs, such as a pro. hunter
        2. farmers to protect their flocks from predators
        3. competitive shooters and i believe once they retire, they must surrender their weapons
        4. running a pro. gun shop where people can rent and shoot weapons on a approved range.
        (believe but not sure if one wants to go hunting for sport, they must have a guide and rent weapons from the guide)
        5. Since all guns are bought and sold through the government, authenticity would be part of the process.

        Illegal guns have decreased significantly.

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