Why?

Irish News today – front page has a picture of a badly injured child.
Another fireworks victim. Surely it’s time to completely ban these explosives ? The present licensing
system doesn’t work.
Every year there are children maimed. They are abused by anti-social elements and disturbing for many people and pets.
Several contributors are associated with political parties. I would ask them to raise this issue at their party meetings.

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