Skip to comments.Thirteen dead in Serbia gun rampage
Posted on 04/09/2013 7:51:22 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
Thirteen people have been killed in Serbia after a man went on a gun rampage in a village near Belgrade, local media report.
Six men, six women and a two-year-old boy died before the gunman tried to kill himself and his wife. The pair are now said to be in a serious condition.
Police identified the gunman as Ljubisa Bogdanovic, a 60-year-old war veteran.
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Don't you just hate it when guns go on a rampage like this.
"He was a quiet man."
Then I guess I don’t have to worry about my neighbors that argue and yell until the cops come at all hours of the night......
Serbia has the 5th highest gun ownership rate in the world I think. After this, I doubt you’ll have people blaming guns and trying to confiscate them the way we have here.
In Serbia, only licensed gun owners65 60 may lawfully acquire, possess or transfer a firearm or ammunition
Genuine Reason Required for Firearm Licence
Applicants for a gun owners licence in Serbia are required to prove genuine reason to possess a firearm, for example, self-defence, hunting, target shooting, collection, and certain employment-related reasons64 66 67 68
Minimum Age for Firearm Possession
The minimum age for gun ownership in Serbia is undefined65
Gun Owner Background Checks
An applicant for a firearm licence in Serbia must pass background checks which consider criminal, medical and other various65 records
Reference Required for Firearm Licence
In Serbia, third party character references for each gun licence applicant are not required53 54
Domestic Violence and Firearms
Where a past history, or apprehended likelihood of family violence exists, the law in Serbia does not stipulate53 54 that a gun licence should be denied or revoked
Firearm Safety Training
In Serbia, an understanding of firearm safety and the law, tested in a theoretical and/or practical training course is required65 69 for a firearm licence
Gun Owner Licensing Period
In Serbia gun owners must re-apply and re-qualify for their firearm licence every 5 years, for a carry permit67
Limit on Number of Guns
Licensed firearm owners in Serbia are permitted to possess any number of firearms53 54
Limit on Quantity, Type of Ammunition
A licensed firearm owner in Serbia is permitted to possess only ammunition suitable for the licensed firearm, and is limited to 60 packages of ammunition per calendar year60
“Applicants for a gun owners license in Serbia are required to prove genuine reason to possess a firearm,”
I wonder if ROP head-choppers who want to harvest their organs is a good enough reason?
Serbia has already implemented all the Democrat’s gun policies.
A new addition to the lexicon - gun rampage.
I’m going to use that when speaking of the abortion rampage. Props to the Beeb.
I visited what was billed as a “gun shop” in Belgrade in the early nineties. Things were so bad, they only sold (big) spiked dog collars, dog food in 50 lbs. sacks, and custom made leather holsters. While there, customers approached the counter, drew pistols from waistbands, and slapped them down so the clerk could outline the pattern for making a holster. Seemed like their customer based consisted exclusively of private guard companies.
And all this carnage, with a 9mm hand gun.
Funny you mention that. Handguns were the original target for GunGrabbers,
using the typical "x are not suitable for sporting purposes, there is no legitimate reason for civilians to own this, but don't worry we would never try to ban your y ...",
where x=handguns and y=long guns.
Serbia needs your healing touch, Barry. Off you go, chief!
Obviously a result of him playing a lot of violent video games, I’m sure.
It’s good to know that Europeans are finally learning from America. Next will come calls for more laws instead of less nuts./s
***And all this carnage, with a 9mm hand gun.***
Several years back there was a push for gun controls like those in Japan.
I mentioned that the Mayor of Nagasaki had just been murdered -with a handgun.
I have an old article from around 1966 titled GUNS OF DESPARATION. It basically was a rundown of the history of zip guns. The last word was “If men need a gun, they will get it.”
My thoughts are that the genie got out of the bottle 600 years ago, and will not go back in no matter how many laws you pass.
“Veljovic, the police chief, said the government is working on a new gun control law. “The law calls for regular medical checkups for those possessing weapons,” he said.”
Interesting how they would coincidentally have a new law ready to be implemented.