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Fife-Yeomans, Janet and Ashlee Mullany. 2015 ‘NSW Police Firearms Squad blames US Gun Culture for 37,000 More NSW Firearm Licences.’ Daily Telegraph. Sydney: Daily Telegraph. 2 April
Firearms squad boss Mick Plotecki has blamed a surprise increase in gun licences in NSW on the influence of popular American gun culture.
There are now 215,462 gun licence holders in the state, an increase of over 37,000 in the past five years from 177,675.
Detective Superintendent Plotecki said yesterday the American culture was one of the reasons with number of Australians influenced by the US belief in a right to bear arms and the prevalence of guns in movies and video games…
[NSW = New South Wales]