Whilst we could celebrate a small victory in the European Parliament, governmental staff work behind the curtains of GENVAL and COUNCIL for more restrictions and bans. Our Governments, Ministries and Member of Parliament need to know what is going on in GENVAL and at the COUNCIL. They are responsible for its outcome: ban something due to lies or ban nothing … Read More
Police chief Peter Thorsell is well known among Sweden’s firearms owners, and it is about time he gets introduced to the rest of Europe. There are in fact similarities with some parts of the firearms directive and Thorsell’s earlier suggestions and opinions. There’s also a clear connection between the European Commission, the work in GENVAL and Swedish police Peter Thorsell.
The Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) published 847 amendments for the EU Firearms Directive. Download PDF : 847_Amendments by IMCO (Update on 15-05-2016) We thought, 250 amendments at the LIBE committee were much, but now we see up to 800! Funny phenomenon: Every time we see something and think « Hey, that is total bullshit », it came from Durand (French … Read More
Article by Pierangelo Tendas (All4Shooters.com) News come from Brussels, and they aren’t that good at all: it’s time to mobilize again! The week didn’t start with good news regarding our stuggle against the planned EU’s totalitarian gun ban. The draft report from IMCO President, MEP Vicky Ford, is rumored to be on the edge of being shot down for being « too … Read More
Article by Pierangelo Tendas (All4Shooters.com) As the European Commission and GENVAL keep up the pressure in support of the EU gun ban, Firearms United calls all European gun owners to action Whoever thought that the battle for the defense of our rights against the gun grab attempts of the European Commission and other EU institutions would be over − even just … Read More
Article by Pierangelo Tendas (All4Shooters.com) The plans for an European-wide gun ban are still being discussed at the European Parliament, Commission, and Council. After the latest, shameful attempt to have it « swiftly passed » after the March 22nd Brussels bombing, a hope comes from where the European gun owners’ community expected it the least: Great Britain. British hopes And indeed a British … Read More
All4Shooters writes: 06/05/2015 – The Firearms UK association revives its campaign aimed to lift the ban on private ownership of (at least) rimfire sporting handguns in the United Kingdom
Charlie Hebdo and the Jewish supermarket in Paris, the cafe in Sidney, the shopping mall in Nairobi, the movie theater in Aurora, the summer camp on the island of Utøya, the hotel in Mumbai and lots of schools and other public places all over the world are known as « soft targets » – where citizens work, study or relax. The opposite … Read More
„The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun, is a good guy with a gun.” Just over a year ago the entire world discussed the terrorist attack in Nairobi. Amongst many voices one of reason appeared – the voice of Ronald Noble – secretary general of Interpol. He stated that one should expect further attacks targeting so … Read More
Schon oft ist hier – und in anderen Foren – eine “europäische NRA” gefordert, wenn nicht gar herbeigesehnt, worden. Nun tut sich da etwas, es hat sich eine multinationale Vereinigung von legalen Waffenbesitzern gegründet die es sich zum Ziel gesetzt hat das Recht auf Waffenbesitz in Europa zu bewahren, auszubauen und zu forcieren!