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17 April 2002

Associated Press

CANBERRA, Australia — Six years after a shocking mass murder prompted him to push through tough laws banning many firearms, Prime Minister John Howard Wednesday said he wanted even tighter gun control. Guns have become a blight on American society … and we should strenuously resist any slide into the gun culture of the United States, he told a Sydney radio station 2GB. Howard said state police ministers were discussing how to close loopholes in existing gun... (

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