German gun club lobbyists were invited to the Interior Ministry to voice their opposition to the EU’s new gun control reforms. It turned out they were already on the same page.
Millions of Heckler & Koch guns are used around the globe – from South America to Syria. The arms manufacturer’s base in Germany’s Black Forest has made Oberndorf the unlikely gun capital of Europe. But now the firm is mired in debt and legal battles – and peace campaigners are in fighting spirit.