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19 June 2007

Western Australian (Perth) / AAP

The federal government has defended its record on gun control, in the wake of Monday's fatal shooting in Melbourne. Justice Minister David Johnston rejected accusations made by some commentators that the government was somehow culpable in the control of firearms, particularly concealable weapons and handguns. "Of any government in Australia through its history, the Howard government has one of the proudest records in being proactive in ensuring the safety of the... (

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