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17 May 1998

Australian (Sydney)

Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party has pledged to scrap tough national gun laws and reinstate access to semi-automatic and military-style weapons. The party promised to introduce lifetime gun licences and enshrine in legislation people's right to use guns to defend their homes and families. Gun enthusiasts welcomed the policy but anti-gun campaigners blasted its "open slather" approach. The National Party warned gun owners that they would elect a Labor government... (

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