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  •  Thank you. (7+ / 0-)

    Last thing I want to do is to completely erase the shooting hobby from the planet.

    However, as you state, there needs to be regulation and oversight of it.

    I don't blame Christians. I blame Stupid. Which sadly is a much more popular religion these days.

    by detroitmechworks on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 02:22:44 PM PST

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    •  Just sayin' One doesn't follow the other (4+ / 0-)
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      South Korea totally swept the metals in the shooting events at the 2012 Olympics in London.

      Strict Gun Control Laws in South Korea

      SEOUL, South Korea — When news of frequent shooting incidents comes out of the United States, Koreans let out a small sigh of relief for living in a place where gun ownership is strictly illegal.

      Military service for Korean men is mandatory, but that is probably the only time a regular civilian will have a chance to hold a gun.

      In South Korea, only government-authorized personnel could own or carry guns. After taking a physical exam, permits are handed out to very limited number of people: Body guards of the president or foreign heads of states, firearm workers at industrial mining or construction sites, certified hunters or Olympic athlete shooters.

      When a citizen is caught selling or buying guns – produced in Korea for export purpose only – penalty is up to 10 years in prison or up to $18,000 in fines. Even possessing a toy gun ‘that resembles a real gun’ is strictly prohibited.

      Denial is a drug.

      by Pluto on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 03:35:45 PM PST

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