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  • kenno
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    On my wall there is a copy of an Aussie newspaper with in huge letters asks "HAVE YOU TURNED IN YOUR ILLEGAL FIREARM? Firearms turned into the police were sold to drug gangs. Aussies that now own a piece of wood that can be fitted to a firearm are subject to imprisionment.

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  • barkingowl
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    Time to get suppressors.

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  • Loshali
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    It amazes me, what did they think would happen? Who's gonna turn em in, the honest law abiding citizen, or the non-law abiding one? jeez....

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  • Australia's example of how gun control does not work

    Got this in e-mail

    Here's a thought to warm some of your hearts
    >
    >
    > From: Ed Chenel, A police officer in Australia Hi Yanks,
    > I thought you all would like to see the now available data
    > from Down Under. It has now been one year (12 months) since
    > gun owners in Australia were forced by a new law to
    > surrender 640,381 personal firearms to be destroyed by our
    > own government, a program cos ting Australia taxpayers more
    > than $500 million dollars. The first year results are now
    > available: Australia-wide, homicides are up 6.2 percent;
    > Australia-wide, assaults are up 9.6 percent; Australia-wide,
    > armed robberies are up 44 percent (yes, 44 percent); In the
    > state of Victoria alone, homicides with firearms are now up
    > 300 percent as compared with the last one year period when
    > private ownership of a firearm was legal. (NB: the
    > law-abiding citizens did turn in their personal firearms,
    > the criminal element did not and thus criminals in Australia
    > still possess their guns.) While data for the 25 years
    > preceding the confiscation of privately owned guns showed a
    > steady decrease in armed robbery with firearms, this has
    > changed drastically upward in the past 12 months as
    > criminals now are assured their victims will be unarmed.
    > There has also been a dramatic increase in break-ins and
    > assaults of the elderly, while the resident is at home.
    > Australian politicians are at a loss to explain how public
    > safety has decreased, after such monumental effort and
    > expense was expended in 'successfully ridding Australian
    > society of guns.' This story of well intentioned
    > government intervention in the rights of lawful individuals
    > to own and possess firearms won't be seen in the
    > mainstream US media or on the American evening news. Senator
    > Obama who advocates a similar confiscation in the US will
    > not be reporting any of this to you. But, the Australian
    > experience speaks for itself. Guns in the hands of honest
    > citizens save lives and property and, yes, gun-control laws
    > affect only the law-abiding citizens. Americans may want to
    > take note before it's too late!
    >
    >
    > FORWARD TO EVERYONE ON YOUR EMAIL LIST. DON'T BE A
    > MEMBER OF THE SILENT MAJORITY. BE A PARTICIPANT IN THE VOCAL
    > MINORITY WHO DOESN'T WANT TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN
    > AUSTRALIA HAPPEN IN THE US !
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