According to the BBC, the success of Glasgow's bid to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games is in jeopardy, because of Britain's strict gun control laws.

It is feared that the pistol events could not be held due to these laws.

Is it beyond Scottish ingenuity to come up with a practical solution to this problem in the 8 years left before the start of the games ?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotlan...est/6116914.stm