German Gun Control Didn’t Stop Shooting Rampage
BearingArms.com reported on the shooting rampage in Munich.
Let’s look at their gun laws:
- You need firearms ownership license:A number of criteria must be met before a firearms ownership license is issued:age of majority (18 years) (§ 4 WaffG)
trustworthiness (§ 5 WaffG)
personal adequacy (§ 6 WaffG)
expert knowledge (§ 7 WaffG) and
necessity (§ 8 WaffG)
- Self-defense is generally not accepted as necessity. So if you’re not a competitive shooter (member of gun club), hunter, or firearms collector or expert, you’re not getting a gun.
- If you’re not a private security guard, celebrity, or politician, it’s unlikely you will get a “Firearms carry permits (Waffenschein)” which entitles you to “publicly carry legally owned weapons, loaded in a concealed or non-concealed manner.”
- The only exception is the small firearms carry permit, which “can be obtained without having to demonstrate expert knowledge, necessity or a mandatory insurance.” Of course, the only things you’ll be carrying are
“gas pistols (both of the blank and irritant kind) and flare guns.”
- In Germany, the maximum penalty for unlawful possession of a firearm is 10 years in prison.
- You can’t buy all the guns you want, according to TheTruthAboutGuns.com “If you manage to jump through all those hoops, the …Read the Rest
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