GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Feb. 24, 1936

The Lords:

¶Were droning over the Private Possession of Firearms Bill when Lord Marley created a sensation by implying that Lord Strabolgi owns a submachine gun similar to those used by U. S. gangsters & police.

"Yes," agreed Lord Strabolgi, "and so under this bill I would be liable to two years' penal servitude. I think it should be amended."

Hastily added Lord Marley. "No doubt many citizens have similar ones!" It was then promised that the bill will be amended.

The Commons:

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