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10 October 2015

The Conversation

Federal MP Bob Katter's recent foray into gun politics shows that having a calm discussion in Australia about firearms can be challenging. In trying to overturn a government ban on a particular type of shotgun, Katter said: "We are emasculating the individual because some city people are scared of firearms. I've bought a bow and arrow now because I think one day they'll ban all guns." Debate is often driven by emotional statements about who is most at risk of being... (

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