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Postby Haryan » Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:05 am

How are the gun laws in your nation? Flexible or restrictive? How would an ideal legislation on this issue be in your opinion?
My though is that people must be generally free to own guns, but some regulations should be required. I also think that this right must be constitutionally protected.
Here how is the steps to get a gun legally in the Empire of Haryan:
1. Pass a background check, if you have commited serious crimes you may not get the license.
2. Pass a test of relevant laws, handling and first-aid skills.
3. Get a doctor’s note saying you have no mental illness or history of drug abuse.
4. Attend a firearm safety and handling class and pass an exam.
5. You can buy a gun depending on the kind of license you can get. Most people only can get pistols, revolvers and shotguns. Armed forces and police forces personal and reservists and certain kinds of collectors and hunters can buy rifles and ADPs.
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Postby Tawnat » Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:29 am

Most firearms are only permitted subject to a 'shall issue' license scheme, although certain exemptions are made for firearms such as air/airsoft guns and firearms manufactured before the year 1900, which no licenses are required for. Some firearms such as automatic and semi-automatic firearms are completely prohibited for civilian use. Violating firearms laws is punishable by up to 7 years in prison.
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Postby Free Bakert » Fri Feb 12, 2021 1:17 pm

Guns are allowed to be purchased by holders of a firearm license. Such licenses are given to those who are mentally well and peaceful members of society. Most guns, aside from fully automatic ones or explosives such as rocket launchers or grenades, can be legally owned. Concealed carry is also allowed.

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Postby United Christian Soviet Republics » Fri Feb 12, 2021 1:48 pm

Guns are banned in The USCR, as it's against Christ's teachings to incite violence or do harm onto others.
Currently, the only possible way to own a gun (Without working for the government) in the USCR is to be licensed one by the governor.
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Postby Novostia » Fri Feb 12, 2021 1:54 pm

As long as you pass the background check and can afford the firearm you’re free to do whatever you want, as long as it’s legal. Explosives are banned though so you can’t buy something like a M32
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Postby Shunmyo KK » Fri Feb 12, 2021 2:00 pm

Gun laws are fairly liberal in Japan - at least, among ones that can legally be owned, such as handguns, small-caliber submachine guns, and even derringers. They can be bought at most establishments with a simple (and rigorous) background check. Anything that can be classified as a shotgun, rifle, or any handgun or submachine gun that has a caliber over .45 are illegal and can not be bought at any establishment.
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Postby Miku the Based » Fri Feb 12, 2021 2:35 pm

Very Restrictive for Firearm manufactures, very free for Consumers.
We have standards for firearm manufactures to prevent design flaws and sabotage. Citizens are required by law to own at least one firearm unless they are deemed mentally or physically unfit to handle one. A suitable alternative is provided for those who are physically unfit.
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Postby Ko-oren » Fri Feb 12, 2021 2:38 pm

Guns are banned. There are a few limited cases in which one can apply for gun ownership, though.
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Postby Engadine Mcdonalds 1997 » Fri Feb 12, 2021 2:47 pm

Gun laws are very restrictive here in Engadine Mcdonalds 1997, as The Prawn King saw no need for people to 'defend themselves' from criminals if successive governments were to attack the root of most crimes that are physical: poverty. Combined with a decently funded and well trained/responsible police force, and the notion of owning a gun to 'protect yourself' makes as much sense as not having any taxes: sounds nice on paper, until you think for more than 5 seconds on the subject and realise how silly it is.

Most towns don't even have vendors selling firearms in any capacity, and individuals who own firearms must register their weapons in order for the police to crack down on individuals continuing to cause crime in Engadine Mcdonalds 1997. It also comes with the fun additional benefit of permanently disarming reactionaries, known only as... The Bruzzos

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Postby HUElavia » Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:13 pm

Gun Laws are fairly standard in HUElavia.

There is a standard Gun test to test the knowledge of the gun, followed by a shooting examination. A Psychological test is done to determine if the gun user would be safe for themselves and people around them.

Afterwards, there is another test done for the kind of gun they wish to purchase- rifles, shotguns and handguns. If they pass any or more than one test, they are given a card that certifies they can own and use a firearm they wish to purchase.

Renewal involves taking the specific firearm test they took to gain permission to own, as well as retaking the Psychological test every 2 years.
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Postby Toin » Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:39 pm

It is unlawful to possess, discharge, purchase, sell, or transport any firearm within the Democratic States of Toin. However, members of the Armed Services and police officers may possess and/or discharge a firearm in the course of their duties.
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Postby The United Confederacy of the Americas » Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:52 pm

Guns are legal to white citizens only.

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Postby The Union of British North America » Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:10 pm

Gun laws are the purview of the provinces, and these laws handle licensing, possession, and regulation of firearms. The general government handles importation and exportation of arms in and out of the NAU, and federal criminal law covers inter-provincial smuggling of guns and use of firearms and explosives in acts of domestic or foreign terrorism, while the provincial governments handle intra-provincial gun crimes. The right to bear arms relies on the Blackstonian interpretation of the right, that it shall be allowed generally though regulated by laws passed by the provincial parliament. Regulation includes their "suitability on degree and condition". It is considered 'auxiliary to the natural right of resistance and self-preservation'. It was also considered necessary for the civic duty for militia service, the defense of the province or dominion, and general defense of the population. Therefore, the provinces are the most authoritative on the access and legality of guns in their jurisdictions.

Generally, all of the provinces have some kind of registration of guns in order for provincial militias to be regulated and arms in good condition (Militia laws, muster rolls, etc.), and thus registration helps both the militias and the various police forces in tracking arms across the NAU; this is mainly for semi-automatic and fully automatic rifles. "Militia" was initially conceived in the broadest sense (all able-bodied males of age (now plus females if they sign up)) but now somewhat reinterpreted to mean a background check and training course for owning arms and preparation for emergency situations; now "militia" means the relatively standing provincial home guard/ground force reserve with people having part-time though heavily dedicated service. The general government must request access to a provincial registry, formally applying to the provincial minister of safety and security and the provincial attorney-general when conducting inter-provincial criminal investigations involving firearms. The provinces west of the Mississippi and the northwestern provinces tend to be more liberal with their long arm laws, allowing long arms with few restrictions and for people to hold several weapons. Provincial laws are generally permissive in rural areas while tend to be more restrictive in urban areas, a political practice of localism in regards to gun laws. Right of armed travel is rather restricted, and public carry is restricted or banned in many urban areas; same for concealed carry though self-defense is recognized and supported out west. One is generally required to retreat to safety rather than stand your ground, unless one cannot or can no longer retreat to safety, thus allowing one to defend oneself in that case. If at home, one has the right to self-defense immediately (the castle doctrine). In most urban areas, long guns generally have to be kept in safe and secure areas, and unloaded at home while not in militia service or in training. Hunting weapons are relatively easy to acquire compared to military-grade weapons. Regulations on pistols and handguns vary by province, though are rather liberal in the West and Northwest.
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Postby Radiatia » Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:12 pm

Under federal law, you must be aged over 21 and have served at least 18 months in the military to be able to obtain a firearms license. Various states may have additional restrictions (such as Saku and Chongluntz which ban them outright) but for the most part you cannot get a gun unless you're ex-military. (This isn't that uncommon however as joining the military is the most common way for young Radiatians to fund tertiary education.)

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Postby Volinovia » Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:16 pm

In Volinovia, gun ownership is mandatory. You can loose your weapons permissions through acts of crime.
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Postby Syndic Australia » Sat Feb 13, 2021 1:11 am

Gun ownership is mandatory for all capable adult citizens in Australia, for civil defence purposes. Each commune posesses, in its centre of government, a secure armory wherein its residents' weapons are kept in case of the need for civil defence. This kit will typically include an Owens AD-6 or similar semi-automatic rifle, a side arm, and other equipment. In wartime, or another emergency necessitating armament, the local militia (gendarmerie) would oversee the organisation and arming of their commune and act as marshals. At other times, the armory is kept locked, and all access is logged.

Outside of this, weapon ownership is only legal for those who require it for occupational purposes (hunters, militia members, famers, etc...) or for sporting use (operated and stored at registered ranges). Keeping firearms at home is not generally allowed, and open carry is also largely restricted. Most weaponry is regulated by the Federal Consolidated Defence Syndicate, though other syndicates may also hold co-purview over certain weapons.

All adult citizens are trained in basic firearms operation as part of their civil service, and most spend some time in their local militia. It is considered imperative that all citizens know how to defend themselves, their community, and their nation. Whilst arms are not available at will to individuals, the ability for a community to defend itself against suppression and tyranny is still protected, as local collective government, rather than the state, controls access.

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Postby Sky Reavers » Sat Feb 13, 2021 1:22 am

Totally legal guns ownership. If ya' wanna have a pistol, just go to the shop and buy, or make one yourself from pipes and junk! Wanna shotgun? Same. Wanna get some full auto? It's up to ya' to decide! Oh, and we also sell plasma and laser rifles if ya' wanna something with more fire and light! Hell, at least 90% of our adults have more than one weapon! This is why our country is so egalitarian. Folks have lots of equalizers!

We need em' for self-defense, national security, and of course for pillagin' some bastardos we don't like. Ya' know, there are slavers, dictators, nazi, Pol Pot style, militant theocracies and organized crime gangs, who engage in slavery and oppress folks too, evil, greedy corporations and other bad guys out there.

Under no pretext we gonna surrender our arms! Attempt to take our guns will be met with bullets, laser, plasma, molotows, throwing spears and grenades.
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Postby Aikoland » Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:03 am

Private ownership of firearms in Aikoland requires the possession of a firearms licence, which are issued on a 'shall issue' basis and simply require the passing of a background check, a mental health check, a firearm safety examination, and a simple declaration for the reason as to why one desires a firearms licence.

Firearms licences last for five years and renewal of a licence requires one to pass a firearm safety examination again. Having an expired licence does not require one to give up their firearms themselves, but one must give up all ammunition while their licence is expired. (There is two month grace period where someone who still has ammunition after their licence expiration date cannot be punished for violating the laws)

Licences are granted for the ownership of long guns (excepting semi- and fully-automatic ones) and handguns. There are no legal restrictions on the total number of firearms a private citizen may own at once, although all firearms are registered at the time of purchase.

Open carrying of firearms is prohibited by law but concealed carrying requires a separate licence, which is issued on a 'may issue' basis and requires proof of a threat to life.

All firearms manufactured before 1905 are classified as 'antiques' and, with the exception of restricting the sale of them to those aged 18 or older (the same age required to purchase any firearm), there are no licences or restrictions on their ownership.

The maximum sentence for illegally owning a firearm is ten years imprisonment and a permanent barring from being issued a firearms licence.
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Postby Neeyal » Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:11 am

All weapons capable of mass damage are illegal to own, sell and purchase to protect the sovereignty of the people and the government. As a revolutionary state, we know all too well what effect mass gun ownership can have.

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Postby Nova Bromelia » Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:20 am

Firearms may only be carried by uniformed military personel. That said: many Nova Bromelians are volunteers in the army, and do in fact store firearms at home, in army issued safes. Using or even carrying weapons in any other context is dealt with uncharacteristically harshly, often by being forcefully drafted into a penal army regiment.

Airsoft guns and BB guns are not allowed either, except on designated terrains, and never in the possession of individual civilians. Even toy guns are discouraged, and strictly speaking, forbidden, although this is usually not legally enforced. It is hard to find any of them on sale, though.

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Postby Bunkaiia » Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:46 pm

The Police force is not regularly armed and there's no military.
Hunting is completely banned as well, so there very little reason to carry a firearm in Bunkaiia.

Citizens and visitors may never carry a firearm.

Only those with a diplomatic passport may carry a firearm and may only have it on hand at the airport, their respective embassy and the route in-between. Otherwise, said diplomat may be deemed a persona non-grata and expelled.

The National Coastguard is the only Bunkaiian governmental branch that is permitted to carry firearms and only ever at sea during active duty.
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Postby Travislavania » Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:29 pm

gun aloud with a strict permit, if buyer has any mental disabilities automatically disallowed.
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Postby The powerful lands of America » Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:32 pm

Haryan wrote:How are the gun laws in your nation? Flexible or restrictive? How would an ideal legislation on this issue be in your opinion?
My though is that people must be generally free to own guns, but some regulations should be required. I also think that this right must be constitutionally protected.
Here how is the steps to get a gun legally in the Empire of Haryan:
1. Pass a background check, if you have commited serious crimes you may have limitations on what kinds of guns you may buy or don't get the license.
2. Pass a test of relevant laws, handling and first-aid skills. 3. Get a doctor’s note saying you have no mental illness or history of drug abuse.
4. Attend a firearm safety and handling class and pass an exam.
5.Buy a gun. You can have in your property any kind of weapons, from handguns to automatic rifles. But only handguns (pistols and revolvers) are allowed for carry in urban areas.

very restritive because it incrreases crime but i have few ristrictions on civil rights :rofl:



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