This Week’s Reason to Buy Another Gun: Brits to Ban Samurai Swords

Just in case you're not already thankful you don't live across the pond, here's the latest, from Yahoo! News:

_LONDON (Reuters) - The government said Wednesday it would ban the sale of samurai swords because the weapons had been used in a number of serious, high-profile attacks.

The Home Office said the swords would be added to the Offensive Weapons Order from April next year, meaning they could not be imported, sold or [rented]._