“Gun owners who do not have permits for their weapons can now surrender them without penalty,” Ukraine Today reports. How great is that? We’re talking about a former member of the Soviet Union that had its southern region (Crimea) annexed by their Russian comrades. Why would the government want to disarm the populace in the face of the threat of constant Russian intervention? “According to the Internal Affairs Ministry of Ukraine . . .
gun violence increased in recent months. Authorities claim about 80% of illegally-owned weapons were smuggled in from the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine.
Anyone in Ukraine who owns a gun without a license or a permit has until the end of March to either hand them in or register them with the officials.
And then what? I’m thinking not good things. You?