Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Henry Wisdom

.22 Pistol NRA/BASC supported PETITION!

Recommended Posts

Hi guy's

 

https://submissions.epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/62588

 

Please take a look at this petition. At the end of the day we are all 'shooters' and all have an interest in guns. Whether you shoot real steel or not, please don't repeat our past and not support other shooters out there because it doesn't affect you.

 

After all, we own the very existence of Airsoft to 'real steel' so please continue to support it's existence in civilian life and fun pass times.

 

 

An example for why I am signing... Even though I am soon to bunk off to the Channel Islands, to take up disciplines I am deprived of on the mainland. Whether this petition passes or fails is irrelevant to me come a few weeks from now. I won't just be shooting .22 pistol, but centrefire calibres in both Handguns and semi-automatic rifles. I am still wanting to support my fellow Brits persisting with their shooting on the mainland however.

 

This is a petition to legalise .22 pistols. It has received the backing of big shooting organisations such as BASC and the UK NRA. This petition was started by Firearms UK. Firearms UK have bought a tonne of posters advertising this petition. If you would like any and have suitable locations to pin them up that will attract attention, please contact Erika Sykes (member of Firearms UK) and state how many you would like and where you would like them posted to. Posters and postage are free.

 

Erika Sykes email: [email protected]

 

Firearms UK Website Address: http://firearmsuk.org/

 

Petition: https://submissions.epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/62588

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Likewise, even stuck it up as my status to draw more attention to it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

signed, but nothing will change. Even if a million people sign that petition there's still 59 million who haven't.

The red tops and other sensationalist newspapers would tear the government to bits if they re legalised any kind of pistol (other than muzzle loaders, which are still legal!). I can see the headlines now:
"Britain braced for more Dunblane style massacres"

"GUN TERROR AS PISTOLS FLOOD STREETS"

"Space Pakis steal corpse of Lady Diana using newly legalised pistols" (Daily Mail)

As much as I'd love for .22 pistols to be decriminalised the anti-gun lobby have more numbers (just take a look at mums net... they'd ban nerf guns if they could!) and more of a sensational argument.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Signed it last week, but will spread the word.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thank you chaps. :)

 

Hence the reason I am moving imminently though lol. I can't be putting up with these laws.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×