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22 March 2000

Age (Melbourne)

An American gun lobby infomercial that claims violent crime has sky-rocketed in Australia since gun laws were tightened was offensive, inaccurate and outrageous, the Attorney-General and acting Justice Minister, Mr Daryl Williams, said yesterday. Mr Williams yesterday wrote to the president of the United States National Rifle Association — Hollywood legend Charlton Heston — describing the use of the Australian figures as misleading and asking that they be wiped... (

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