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New Zealand

8 January 1999

Independent Radio News

Gun lobbyists have come out in support of a crackdown on home invasion crimes. The government's looking at a law change to introduce much tougher sentences for people convicted of crimes involving home invasion. The Council of Licensed Firearms Owners says it wants the introduction of a five year mandatory prison sentence for anyone who uses a firearm to commit a serious crime. Council chairman Michael Reeves says the firearms community has had enough, as it's the... (

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