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Gun Free South Africa advocates for stringent controls on legal firearms

# Gun Free South Africa has urged the government to implement stricter controls on legal firearms, citing them as the primary source of illegal guns. This call comes in response to Police minister Bheki Cele’s quarterly crime statistics, revealing that 34 people are shot dead daily. Gun Free South Africa director Adele Kirsten emphasises the need for the tabling of the Firearms Control Amendment Bill in Parliament. The NGO also advocates for the full functionality of the Central Firearms Registry to comprehensively track every firearm owned.