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Australia

14 February 2013

Sydney University Press, Book review

Over Our Dead Bodies: Port Arthur and Australia's fight for gun control By Simon Chapman Sydney University Press The Port Arthur massacre on 28 April 1996, when 35 people were shot dead by Martin Bryant, transformed Australia's gun control debate. Public outrage drove politicians from all sides of politics to embrace gun control. Non-violent 'people power' galvanised government resolve to outlaw semi-automatic weapons, register all guns and tighten gun ownership... (GunPolicy.org)

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