Article by Pierangelo Tendas (All4Shooters.com)
06/04/2016 – The latest documents on the planned EU gun ban show the Dutch Presidency’s intent to impose restrictions on much more than “just” modern sporting rifles and magazines: FACE attacks with a press release outlining the danger of such proposals!
What follows is FACE‘s latest official press release concerning the latest developments on the planned EU gun ban and a comment by the author
The European Council clamps down on hunters and sport shooters
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Commissioner Bieńkowska’s Scandalous Speech
Mrs Elżbieta Bieńkowska ( European Commission ) claimed 100.000 deaths in ten years by legally-held firearms.
FACE’s Press Release
“FACE President Michl Ebner commented: “Commissioner Bieńkowska’s unfounded statement that 100,000 citizens were “murdered” by legal firearms does not contribute to the democratic debate on the revision of the Firearms Directive. The European Commission is adopting an incomprehensibly rigid attitude towards a serious piece of legislation, which is now risking to disproportionately affect legal firearm owners with no predictable outcome on terrorism and criminality”.