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LATEST UPDATES FROM THE SHOOTERS UNION CAMPAIGNERS

What’s more important, Guns or People?

We are continually subjected to inflated newspaper claims that Howard’s ill-considered gun registration has done so much to reduce gun crime that we forget the other aspects to the 1996 gun laws, such as formalised gun safety courses which are a prerequisite to getting a gun licence, the police checks and built in restrictions on violent offenders obtaining a registered firearm.Dr. Samara McPhedran PhD, in one of her meticulously researched papers considers which part of the gun laws has had the most positive impact, the laws affecting guns, or the laws affecting people.

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The world’s largest army…

hunting

America will forever be safe from foreign invasion thanks to it's home-grown firepower. Whereas in Australia, the individual ‘skill at arms’ was killed, with the final nail being driven into the coffin lid in 1996.

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Government curtailing Liberties by Stealth

Liberal Democratic Party Press Release Tuesday 28th July 2015 Liberal Democrat Senator for NSW David Leyonhjelm has condemned the temporary ban on Adler lever action shot guns the Prime Minister announced on the weekend. The Adler A110 lever action shotgun was to be imported into Australia next month, but has now been banned until a review of the National Firearms ...

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Lever Action – the New DEMON Gun

Lever Action Firearms

Learn the truth and take action against the Australian Government's plan to heavily restrict Manually Operated Rapid Fire Weapons inc lever action, pump and straight pull bolt action rifles. Help us raise our voice within Australian Legislature to stop lever action firearms being classified as C Class weapons and effectively outlawed for 95% of Australians.

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The Folly of Gun Registration – Part 1

The Folly of Gun Registration

Derek Bernard wrote what follows after considering the huge costs and inconveniences of gun-registration systems when used as a form of gun control, as well as the total absence of any corresponding evidence of social benefits resulting from the systems – for example, in reducing gun crime, improving crime resolution, or identifying and convicting criminals.

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Shooters have Friends in Canberra

a shooters friend in canberra

Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie and Liberal-Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm are the most outspoken Federal politicians standing up for shooters in our Capital, once referred to as 40 square miles surrounded by reality. Senator Mckenzie, a keen shooter, launched ‘Parliamentary Friends of Shooting’ in March in an effort to raise awareness about sporting and recreational shooting among parliamentarians. Guests of honour were Olympic and ...

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Support your Gun Shops

Like all retailers, our gun shops are now suffering the same erosion of their business by internet buying and the hunt for something cheaper. To serve our sport, gun shops have to have premises, staff, and they pay taxes, including GST. They also have to maintain registers, pay licensing fees and undergo regular inspections, none of which applies to internet ...

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Event: Towards Fairer Gun Laws Forum

Push for MORE RESTRICTIONS on civilians owning guns gains momentum in Canberra Join us for dinner and let your voice be heard… This is your invitation to the “Towards Fairer Gun Laws Forum” Book your tickets now to get informed, learn what’s worked internationally and become part of the solution that protects your rights to own firearms. The anti-gun lobby is ramping ...

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The Folly of Gun Registration – Part 2

The Folly of Gun Registration

In 1920 Jersey substantially copied the UK firearm act of the same year, including the procedure of registering all rifles and pistols, without either jurisdiction carrying out any meaningful research of any sort into the likely costs and effects of the procedure. We then rolled the clock forward 75 years to 1995 and a Jersey government proposal to expand the system to include shotguns, once [...]

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