Awash in Guns

In Finland, where target shooting and hunting are popular sports, any adult can own a handgun as long as it is registered with a shooting club. While gun ownership is common, gun violence is rare.

The Small Arms Survey has found that civilians own about three-quarters of the 875 million small arms — from handguns to semiautomatic rifles — now in circulation.

Network News

X Profile
View More Activity
© 2007 The Washington Post Company