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15 December 2006

Arizona Daily Star

Gun-control measures that Australia adopted after a 1996 massacre have eliminated mass killings and halved the number of suicides and deaths from firearms, according to a new study. There have been no mass killings since the passage of the first measure just after the massacre in Port Arthur, Tasmania, researchers led by Simon Chapman at the University of Sydney said in the study. It's in December's issue of Injury Prevention. In contrast, there were 13 such... (GunPolicy.org)

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