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Howard Vow on Gun Law Massacre in Tasmania
Daily Telegraph (Sydney)
30 April 1996
Prime Minister John Howard vowed yesterday to push the States to adopt tougher, uniform gun laws immediately…
After addressing a church service for the victims of the Port Arthur massacre, Mr Howard promised to do everything "humanly possible" to toughen gun controls…
Mr Howard said he was determined to secure a national "effective tightening" of gun laws.
"I will not retreat an inch from the national responsibilities I have in relation to this issue," he said.