Worldwide we have 875 million firearm. Three-quarters of them are privately owned. In the US even blind people are allowed to carry a firearm. In Bochum in so-called “tastings” anybody interested can shoot with any pistol or rifle which is legally usable in Germany. In … twelve years old children go to the shooting-range in order to learn to concentrate better. What is it that fascinates us about these devices – which after all can kill? Galileo reporter Thilo Mischke goes on a journey.
(Clip is the excerpt of a public introductory course on how to handle a gun in Germany)