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The Czech Parliament's upper house approved changes to the gun law tightening requirements for owning a weapon after a mass shooting in Prague.

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Czech Parliament Toughens Gun Laws After Country’s Worst Mass Shooting

The Czech Parliament’s upper house, the Senate followed the lower house on Wednesday to approve changes in the gun law that tighten requirements for owning a weapon following the worst mass killing in the nation’s history. The legislation now must be signed by President Petr Pavel before becoming law, which is expected. On Dec. 22, a lone shooter killed 14 people and wounded dozens before killing himself at a Charles University building in downtown Prague. The assailant was a 24-year-old student who had a proclivity for firearms and a license to own eight guns, including two long guns.

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