For example: a canon, certain types of muskets etc... Were there laws for whether women or freed slaves could not own specific weapons?
It's often said that Chairman Mao removed the guns from the peasantry that he armed. Is this substantiated in any reliable source?
USA is the top crime-prone country in the world. But still it failed to put any control on gun-sales. For example, even military grade rifles are available in gun stores for civilian use. That is ...