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How Australia Dealt with Mass Shootings

CBS News (USA)

13 March 2016

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[T]he tough new laws banned the sale and importation of all automatic and semi-automatic rifles and shotguns; forced people to present a legitimate reason, and wait 28 days, to buy a firearm; and perhaps most significantly, called for a massive, mandatory gun-buyback.

Australia's government confiscated and destroyed nearly 700,000 firearms, reducing the number of gun-owning households by half…

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