Posted July 28, 2015 4:36 am by Comments

By Gregory Smith

Ghana is a country in Africa, and while the newspaper is obviously for gun control, you’ll see how the people in Ghana are rejecting it:

2.3 million guns in civilian hands – Report

Findings of a survey carried out by the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre (KAIPTC) indicate that there are about 2.3 million weapons [guns] in the custody of civilians in Ghana.

The survey findings come a day after a 36-year-old man carried a loaded gun into the church where President John Mahama and his family worship.

Speaking on Eyewitness News, the Head of Small Arms and Light Weapons at KAIPTC, John Mark Poku stated that these weapons are either brought from outside the country or made in Ghana.“They are coming from within, they are coming from without and they are also part of this long stock that is already in the country,” he said.

“We are also talking about a thriving local manufacturing weapon industry but we tend to pretend that they do not exist and yet they are producing weapons for politicians, they are producing for criminals…,” he added.

In Ghana, licenses to bear arms are renewable after every December 31 of each year but the survey indicated that less than 35,000 weapons …read more

Source:: Selling the Second Amendment

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