Whiting called for formal links to be set up between doctors, the mental health service and police to allow medical experts to alert officers if they have concerns about those with gun licences. He also said police should make a formal approach to an applicant's family when licences were granted or renewed and bring in a single licence for firearms and shotguns. His review found that 10 percent of all gun holders had a criminal conviction and he said parliament should consider a change in the law so that those who are given a suspended prison sentence are banned from owning a gun.
Friday, November 5, 2010
Recommendation to Tighten Gun Laws in UK
Apparently, the UK never got the NRA memo that they have no guns. 'Cause they're looking at tightening up gun laws over there: