School Shooting in Russia, Two Dead, Twenty Held Hostage in Country With Strict Gun Control Laws

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Feb 03, 2014 12:41 PM
Many gun control advocates would probably point to Russia as a model country for gun laws. The country has required licensing, training, and criminal/mental health checks before anyone can even purchase a gun. That licensing procedure must be redone every 5 years. guns/">Handguns are prohibited for private citizens and certain types of long guns are restricted. Most of the privately owned firearms in Russia are hunting shotguns.