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Australia

16 October 2007

Herald Sun (Melbourne) / AAP

The South Australian Government has rejected calls for a total ban on gun ownership across the state. Police Minister Paul Holloway and Attorney-General Michael Atkinson said a total ban would disadvantage sporting shooters and farmers. They said the Government had already increased penalties for illegal gun use and gun-related crime was not on the rise. Yesterday Director of Public Prosecutions Stephen Pallaras suggested the ban as police continued to investigate... (GunPolicy.org)

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