Posted May 8, 2016 7:00 pm by Comments

By Robert Farago

CZ Scorpion Evo 3 S1 (courtesy The Truth About Guns)

“In February 2015, a gunman entered a restaurant in the southeastern town of Uhersky Brod and opened fire, killing eight people and seriously wounding one before he fatally shot himself,” the AP reports. “The gunman was a 63-year-old local man who had no criminal record and had a gun license. Authorities ruled out terrorism.” What’s a government to do? Something! As you can imagine . . .

The lower house of the Czech Parliament has approved a government plan to give police increased powers to seize guns and ammunition, a move prompted by a rare deadly shooting in a small-town restaurant last year.

Friday’s 93-35 vote would make it possible for police to seize weapons from legal owners on suspicion that their health condition has changed and they could pose a threat.

Approvals from the upper house and president are still needed.

Meanwhile, radio.cz reports . . .

Gun sales in the Czech Republic have been rising fast in recent months, while the number of Czechs applying for licenses is also growing . . .

In the last five years over 100,000 guns have been sold in this country, bringing the total number owned by private citizens to more than …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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