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New Zealand

30 March 2011

Dominion Post (Wellington)

Four-year-old preschooler Lucy Coup has already earned her own gun licence. Like the other children at her Auckland kindergarten, and in childcare centres around New Zealand, the youngster hangs the laminated licence from a string around her neck when she plays with her toy gun – but she must shoot at the target. "We don't shoot people, because it might hurt them," Lucy says firmly. Instead of banning gun play, many early education centres are adopting a policy... (

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