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17 June 2008

ABC News (Australia)

The Shooters Party has defended its push to allow minors as young as 12 to use high-calibre handguns in shooting competitions. The proposal is contained in a draft bill that is before the New South Wales Upper House. Under the current laws, juniors can only use low-calibre firearms in supervised shooting competitions. The National Coalition for Gun Control says the bill aims to drastically water down the state's gun laws, which were tightened in the wake of the Port... (

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