The following article was written by D.A.I. Leisure, a British gun store.
The United Kingdom arguably has the toughest gun laws in the world. You could be forgiven for thinking that these tight gun controls have been introduced in the last quarter of a century, but you will find it has always been this way. Most gun enthusiasts in the UK look across the pond to our cousins in the USA with envy and a strong feeling of desire.
The UK’s lack of firearms was probably first made apparent during the Second World War.
“We shall fight them on the beaches, we shall fight them on the landing grounds, we shall fight them in the fields and the streets, we shall fight them in the hills. We shall never surrender.”
Unfortunately, we had nothing to fight them with. It was our American cousins we turned to in our hour of need. ‘The American Committee For Defence Of British Homes’ was established and asked for American citizens to gift pistols, rifles, revolvers and shotguns to the British home guard so that in the event of invasion we would have more than pitch …Read the Rest
Source:: Selling the Second Amendment