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UK Home Office: We will register thousands of deactivated firearms with no database

W T Riker

True story (I was thereat the time)

Frenchman walks into a gun dealer.

I would like to buy a rifle.

Do you have a Firearms License the gun dealer asks.

Yes I have a French License.

Then you cannot buy a rifle as you need a British License. You can however buy an air rifle.

Ok I'll have one of those.

The Dealer casually ask what he intends to use it for.

I want to shoot the pigeons that sit on our roof... I can get a good shot from the street.

The Dealer looked at him and said you will probably need a bullet proof vest then.

The Frenchman asked why - do British pigeons carry guns?

No replied the Gun Dealer, but Police firearms officers do!

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