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Australia

23 January 2012

Sydney Morning Herald

The number of gun permits issued in NSW has almost doubled in the past five years, sparking calls for restrictions on how many guns people can acquire. Figures from the NSW firearms registry show 111,792 permits to acquire a firearm were issued in 2009 and 2010. That was 29,427 more than for the previous two-year period. In 2005 and 2006, there were 65,997 permits issued. The National Coalition for Gun Control, which obtained the latest figures under... (GunPolicy.org)

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