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2 May 2006

Advertiser (Bendigo), Editorial

The issue of gun-related deaths in Australia has again risen to the fore as the 10th anniversary of the Port Arthur massacre is remembered. Prime Minister John Howard has reiterated his strong opposition to guns, saying: "I don't think Australians need guns unless it's for your job, or you are in genuine need of protection". The gun control laws introduced in the wake of Port Arthur specifically banned sales of rapid-fire rifles and shotguns to members of the... (

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