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South Africa

11 July 1999

Sunday Times (South Africa)

The government has drafted a tough new gun-control law which if passed by Parliament will outlaw nine out of 10 legally owned firearms. Outraged pro-gun lobbyists, who were consulted during the drafting process, have already begun campaigning against the legislation, which they say will be among the world's toughest. The South African Gun Owners' Association, which made a copy of the bulk of the draft law available to the Sunday Times, said the law could drive South... (

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