A militia group in Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States. Photo: Alamy
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

US gun laws: disarming a nation can be done, Japan took all the swords from its samurai

  • Weapons-confiscations programmes, known as ‘sword hunts’, occurred throughout Japanese history
  • Today, all firearms are owned or controlled by the government, as in the case with most modern nation-states

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A militia group in Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States. Photo: Alamy
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