Gun owners pleased as Italy relaxes law on right to self-defence

The Italian parliament has just passed a law on the right to self-defence, submitted by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini. The bill broadens the definition of legitimate defence, allowing a homeowner to protect his or her property with the use of a firearm without fear of being prosecuted. But some critics are concerned by a possible rise in gun ownership in the country. Our Italy correspondents report.


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