Australia Got Tough on Guns —Here's What Happened

Since changing its laws after 1996 massacre, no mass shootings

By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 17, 2012 11:49 AM CST

(Newser) – America certainly doesn't have a monopoly on gun-enabled massacres: In April 1996, 35 people were killed in Tasmania, in what was Australia's deadliest mass murder. The country reacted in a way that Will Oremus calls "remarkable": It forged a bipartisan deal just...   Read full story »


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