British Handgun Ban Debate

This event from the BRITISH HOUSE OF COMMONS featured a review on GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION. After the second reading, members debate a bill… read more

This event from the BRITISH HOUSE OF COMMONS featured a review on GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION.

After the second reading, members debate a bill which would outlaw possession of handguns in the United Kingdom. It extended a law which outlawed all handguns except .22 or lower caliber weapons which had to be stored at gun clubs. They also debated how this legislation would be implemented.

The House passed the measure by a 384 to 181 vote. close

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British Handgun Ban Debate

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Program ID:
86943-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Jun 23, 1997 | 9:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jun 23, 1997 | 9:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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