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New Zealand

21 April 2007

New Zealand Herald

New Zealand gun laws would have intercepted someone as disturbed as the Virginia Tech killer — but the black market is awash with weapons. In Virginia, Cho Seung-Hui went to a gun shop, paid $780 and had a Glock semi-automatic pistol within 20 minutes. In New Zealand, it would have taken nine months and proof that the buyer was a collector or genuinely belonged to a gun club. Dealer Greg Carvell of Small Arms International said that in 11 years he had seen only one... (

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