Daily Archives: August 19, 2013

Amnesty Begins for Unlicensed Guns in West Australia

Amnesty Begins for Unlicensed Guns in West Australia
Gun owners in Western Australia with unlicensed firearms have three months to hand them in without facing charges. The state government launched a firearms amnesty on Thursday and will run the program until the end of October. As long as the firearms have not been stolen or used in criminal activities, people will be immune from prosecution. Police Minister Liza Harvey said it was the first amnesty in WA since 2006. “This is the time to act because, outside the… [WA Today (Australia), via GunPolicy.org]