Howard urged to get tough on gun owners

December 22, 2006

A recent report issued by University of Tasmania has found that all Australian States and Territories have deviated from the 1996 National Firearms Agreement. Interviewed on ABC radio, (21. Dec. 2006) Law School Professor Kate Warner has claimed that in many States, children were allowed to shoot.

Roland Brown, of National Gun Control has urged the Prime Minister John Howard to get tough on gun owners. Read the rest of this entry »


No club armourers licences yet

December 21, 2006

The NSW Firearms Registry, currently under the control of an anti-shooter zealot, has lost a few rounds in the Administrative Decisions Tribunal.

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The Nazi Greens

December 18, 2006

The NSW Greens have published their policies on their website in preparation for the election in March. Among them is a policy on firearms.

The policy would do Hitler proud, despite owing its origins to the avowed hard leftie (and former convenor of the Coalition For Gun Control), Lee Rhiannon. Here are a few key aspects: Read the rest of this entry »


Chapman the nanny

December 15, 2006

What is it about Simon Chapman that makes him think he knows what’s best for the rest of us?

First, he hates smoking. However, it’s not sufficient not to smoke himself. He wants to ban smoking (directly or indirectly) so that nobody else has a choice. He wants to make the choice for us.

He also hates guns and has now co-authored a paper with another notorious anti-gun obsessive (Philip Alpers) that argues the Howard gun bans resulted in fewer firearms deaths. His aim, as with smoking, is to get rid of guns entirely (or at least those legally owned by anyone except the state). Read the rest of this entry »


Just catch criminals

December 15, 2006

The following story shows how theft of firearms is inevitable. No amount of compliance with safe storage rules by firearms licensees would have prevented it.

It raises an important question. If the military can lose firearms like this (and the police have shown they are capable of losing weapons as well), where is the value in using scarce police time and resources to harass sporting shooters on this? They would be better catching criminals. Read the rest of this entry »


Gun Owners Of America – 2006 Report

December 15, 2006

Following is GOA’s Gun Rights Report for 2006. Read the rest of this entry »


Is Kevin Rudd good for shooters?

December 11, 2006

The Shooters Journal in 2001 (Vol 3, Issue 6, Special Election Issue) carried the following profile of new Labor leader Kevin Rudd.

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