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Something is rotten in the Kingdom of Sweden II

Why did the stance of Swedish MEPs soften during the last weeks regarding Firearms Directive? Why did Sweden approve the Compromise of the European Council? Again strings lead to the Swedish Police, to Peter Thorsell, his former collegues Hänniger and Tonnemann and others, like Doris Högne Rydheim, Rector of the Police Academy, and Liberals and Greens.

We are killing sport shooting. But we do not think it needs to be done tomorrow. They have licenses for five years now. And we think that we let them a little longer transitional period, perhaps five-year transition period for changing interest, to find a new sport. But we are killing the sport, she says.

Doris Högne Rydheim in an interview with Sverige Radio in 2013

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Swedish Minister of Interior under Suspicion

We have just been informed that Anders Ygeman, the Swedish Minister of Interior, is subject to parliamentary investigation by the constitutional committee regarding his work with the Firearms Directive.

Leaked documents indicate that the mandate given by the Parliament, that the Firearms Directive shouldn’t be unnecessarily burdensome to legal firearm owners, has not been followed.

According to leaked documents Sweden has proposed bans on some semi-automatic firearms, medical checks and time limited licensing.

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