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Australia a Model for Successful Gun Control Laws
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on Dec 19, 2012
Someone started a thread earlier claiming that Australia's gun control laws were a failure. Not so, according to this ABC News article. The article states that in the past 16 years the risk of dying by guns has dropped by more than 50% in Australia as a result of gun control laws which were enacted after a 1996 gun massacre that killed 35 people there. The national rate of gun homicide in Australia is 1/30th that of the U.S.. That's right: 30 Americans die by gun homicide for every Australian that dies by gun homicide. (Web Link
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