We are not after your guns (really) but we should follow the British example.

He said: “This year alone, here locally in Shetland, we’ve processed nearly 300 firearms and shotgun applications – a lot of that being renewals.“But what we’ve been finding is that a lot of people have been sitting with weapons – shotguns and firearms – that they don’t use, and can’t really justify having.“It’s just an encouragement for folk that are not using the weapons.“I’m keen to get them out of circulation, and encourage folk to come into the police station and hand them in.“Or, if they want, we can attend at peoples’ houses  and we will collect any weapons that they are not using.”

Source: Hand over your guns, says chief inspector | The Shetland Times Ltd

Sad commentary about those very cultured people across the ocean. But even beyond the Gun Issues itself: some cheap local Gov asshole gets to tell you what of your property is for you to be allowed and what needs to be renounced or removed on a whim.

And they will bow and answer “Yes sir, two bag-fulls, sir!

5 Replies to “We are not after your guns (really) but we should follow the British example.”

  1. Welcome to the new way private property works. You don’t actually own anything. The real owners(software developers/Sony/the government) allow you to use it for a period of time, for a small fee.

    But it’s still theirs, and they can deny you access any time they want.




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  2. In 1715 and 1745 they tried to kick the English out. England forcefully expelled many to make way for sheep. England has used them as the sharp point of the spear ever since James the sixth of Scotland became James the First of England. Roughly four hundreds years of killing off or driving off the ones with spirit

    And the English have pretty much done the same to themselves over the last century




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