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31 January 2013

Courier-Mail (Brisbane)

With the debate raging in the US over firearms laws, several misperceptions are being aired in their media about guns and their relationship to crime in Australia. Some misrepresentations are linked to reports and statistics published by the Australian Institute of Criminology. Older data and findings from the early-2000s are being used to argue that the Howard government gun reforms had little effect on violent crime in Australia. Australia is often cited in the US... (

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