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Australia

25 January 2005

Maitland Mercury (New South Wales)

Firearms were a necessary tool for a working dairy farm, a Maitland magistrate conceded yesterday. But Stephen Jackson stressed guns should still be kept according to legislation because "you might be responsible with firearms, but you don't know who else could get them." Dairy farmer Peter Ross Redman learned his lesson the hard way in Maitland Local Court yesterday when he was placed on a two-year bond for failing to take reasonable precautions to ensure a firearm... (GunPolicy.org)

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