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Israelis pressure government to loosen restrictive gun laws amid Hamas war: It’s a ‘pity’ it came to this

Israeli citizens are urging the government to loosen the country’s restrictive gun laws in the harrowing aftermath of Hamas’ terror attack that massacred more than 1,200 Israelis and ignited a war in the region.

Israeli residents are signing petitions pressuring the government to allow them to take up personal arms as Israel prepares for a ground invasion of Gaza, the Times of Israel reported.

Firearm licensing in Israel is a point of contention in the country and has been regarded as excessively stringent for civilians, but activists say the events that transpired in the last week and the traumatic images of Hamas terrorists brutally murdering Israeli civilians in their homes, should be cause to immediately loosen restrictions

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