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Last Updated: Friday January 27 2012 15:40 GMT

What do pro-gun people think?

Charlton Heston

Pro-gun groups think banning guns does not and has not worked.

They say it is easy to get an illegal gun. Making hand guns illegal has removed the control that the government had over them when they were in legal, registered clubs.

They also say that in Switzerland, where almost every family has a gun, gun crime is very low.