My politics and devils advocate-like views on life aren't usually featured here. But, firearms seem to have a large place "in my heart" and have been there since the Jews sailed to America, so I shall share my views on gun control.
I'm from England, United Kingdom, which is a police state. We are not aloud to do anything considered "dangerous" that we would considered a hobby due to the strange path our government decided to take some years ago. I'm not going into specific facts but recently (a number of years ago) all handguns (any firearm with a barrel shorter than 30cm or with an overall length of less than 60cm) were banned. People had to hand in their firearms that had been with them and their family for many years and many would have been very expensive. After this a ban it would seem that laws started appearing out of know where which allowed police to arrest you for filming certain things in public areas and filming police for legal evidence. It would seem that the freedom of the "free world" does not grant people to live their lives however dangerously they want to. This really annoys me. I believe that the firearm laws here should be similar to those in the most free states of the US. I've seen many videos of guys owning tanks and shooting them at ranges and even artillery pieces and field guns. I wouldn't go that far and own one myself, but I couldn't say no if someone wanted to own one, unless they were proven to be insane beforehand of course. A large amount of the British public were pissed when they had to turn in the weapons, and I'm surprised a militia didn't spring up. If you want your country to be happy and safe, you do not take away their ability to effectively enjoy a sport and their ability to effectively protect themselves. Especially not at the same time.
At least allow semi automatic handguns back before anything else, no matter their caliber or reputation. It would seem to me and many others that the British government has not a single person in the system that knows shit about firearms. Allow citizens to register for a license (without having to fucking pay for it) and let them buy handguns and shoot them you fucking idiots.
Do it with Australia too. I'm pretty sure they have it worse that us. Go to war with them just to so we can give them guns.
Thinking about it, the bottom-of-the-social-ladder subhumans that break into homes here are pussies. All I need is a bowie knife.
And America. Keep Pierce Morgan. Just fucking keep him, please.
Also, what are assault weapons? I could attack your house with a hammer so that would be called an assault weapon. Types of axes were made specifically to be used when boarding ships. You gonna ban axes to? Idiots.