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"I want to get one before there is a push to make them illegal," one Facebook user commented.
There are currently 260,000 illegal firearms in Australia.
Republicans say they don’t want to “stigmatize” people with disabilities.
It's latest initiative misses the target.
The Australian Medical Association wants tightened national gun lawns.
Not so long ago, Democrats were afraid to push guns as a campaign issue.
Shock. Sadness. Grief for the families and victims. These are my first reactions to reports of yet another mass shooting in the US. My second reaction is to scan the reports for a particular sentence. And I always find it.
Australia's former Prime Minister John Howard has told a U.S. audience it is "incontestable" that gun-related homicides fell