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South Africa

14 August 2006

South African Press Association

JOHANNESBURG — Empirical evidence suggests that gun control is a "total failure" in curbing crime, the organisation Gun Owners of South Africa (Gosa) said on Monday. "It creates a community where only the government, which is then free to abuse its power as was the case in Apartheid South Africa and Nazi Germany, and criminals, own firearms," said Gosa co-ordinator Charl van Wyk. Effective protection Responding to a submission by Institute for Security Studies... (GunPolicy.org)

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