Honouring the victims of the Dunblane mass shooting

On 13 March we commemorate the anniversary of the Dunblane primary school shooting in Scotland, in which 16 small children and their teacher lost their lives. Two other teachers and 12 more children were wounded. The solitary assailant was armed with high-powered handguns that had been legally obtained. The Dunblane massacre led to the UK banning the civilian ownership of handguns in 1997. The Gun Control Network, an IANSA member in the UK, was at the forefront of the campaign to ban handguns. Read more here.