Crack down on gun and knife crime and ease restrictions on licence holders.

Regardless of the ban on handguns and semi automatic rifles in 1988, for 2015 over 40% of firearms offences were committed with a handgun. Any number of firearms offences is unacceptable, however, why is the government punishing the legally abiding citizens by restricting those with licences?

House of Commons Library "Firearms Crime Statistics: England & Wales"
Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales financial year ending March 2015 National Statistics
Offences involving the use of weapons - ONS February 2016

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