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Firearm laws doing little to curb violence: Gun owner

Has the firearms control act succeeded in bringing down lives lost to gun violence? As the race issue took centre-stage this week, a group of youth experienced racism first hand, and were even confronted with a fire-arm whilst holidaying in Knysna over the past week. The group was allegedly confronted[…]

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Western Cape has a gun problem, says Plato

Mostly young men use a firearm to commit a crime in certain parts of the Western Cape, and only one in five are likely to be convicted. These were some of the findings of a study – conducted by the provincial community safety department – released on Sunday. Community Safety[…]

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Summit seeks to address firarms legislation

The portfolio committee on police, along with different stakeholders in the firearms sector are gathering this week in Parliament to discuss potential amendments to the country’s current firearms legislation. This comes amidst an increase in both legal and illegal firearms in the public sphere, and the need for better regulations[…]

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