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Response to randys1 (Reply #8)

Mon Aug 31, 2015, 07:51 PM

9. Yet New Zealand has more liberal gun laws

and more private gun owners, but have a lower murder rate? If guns were the reason, then countries that have stricter gun laws, like Mexico and Venezuela, should be rainbows and unicorns instead of the failed states that they are.
The National Firearms Agreement didn't drop the murder rate at all. Even though the right wing John Howard and the Australian and US media how great it was, peer reviewed studies by criminologists, and simply looking at their statistics, say something different. If Australia's National Firearms Agreement
When the Hells Angels and the Mongols were at war, Sydney had something like 100 drive bys in 2012. Fortunately, it is almost impossible to hit anything with home made sub machine gun off the back of a motorcycle.
Yes, it is harder to get a legal gun, but it is easy to get an illegal gun.
http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/buyback-has-no-effect-on-murder-rate/2006/10/23/1161455665717.html

http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/internal-rivalry-among-comancheros-led-to-gunfight-at-paesano-restaurant-police/story-e6frea83-1226226914996

http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/100-shootings-and-counting-merrylands-tops-driveby-list-20120911-25psc.html

http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2014/04/04/australian-motorcycle-gang-diy-firearms-surface/

http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2014/06/16/australian-police-10-firearms-seized-homemade/

https://homemadeguns.wordpress.com/2014/08/04/homemade-submachine-guns-part-2-australia/

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