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New Zealand

4 June 2010

New Zealand Press Association

A New Zealand gun lobby group is warning against knee-jerk reactions to firearms controls in the wake of the mass shooting in Britain yesterday. Taxi driver Derrick Bird killed 12 people and injured 25 in a rampage through Cumbria before turning his gun on himself. Council of Licensed Firearms Owners (CLFO) chairman Michael Dowling said today that while the tragic killings came as a shock, it was unclear why the country's strict new gun ownership laws did not... (

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