Under fire

24th January 1997 at 00:00
(Photograph) - Under fire: Thornlands Shooting Centre, Combe Martin, Devon has been criticised for opening a Saturday morning Kids Gun Club for eight to 16-year-olds. Children pay Pounds 2.50 a week to shoot at targets and according to parents grow to respect firearms. In response to the Dunblane tragedy the Government is pushing through the Firearms (Amendment) Bill to ban all handguns above .22 calibre.

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