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New Zealand

13 May 2009

Dominion Post (Wellington)

The author of a major gun law review is frustrated his recommendations, which may have prevented Jan Molenaar's deadly shooting spree, are gathering dust 12 years after being written. Sir Thomas Thorp was appointed by the National government in 1996 to review firearm ownership in the wake of the Aramoana massacre, and similar tragedies in Australia and Scotland. His recommendations included a government buyback and banning military-style semi-automatic weapons like... (

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