The United Kingdom passed some of the strictest gun control laws in the world in 1997 after 16 children were killed in Dunblane, England. Gun crime sharply increased in the subsequent years, doubling by 2007, according to British government crime reports. New Poll Shows England Wants Its Guns Back | TheBlaze.com Goes to show you, when the evidence is so clear that criminals don't obey laws (common sense should have told you that lol), you would think that banning guns is off the table. But yet the left tries over and over again. It's about people control. They want you defenseless when they redistribute your wealth.