Coalition of Law Abiding Sporting Shooters
GUN CONTROL IS NOT CRIME CONTROL.
The poll on Channel Nine’s “Today” Show, “Should Australia’s
Gun Laws be tightened?” produced an interesting result, with
83% voting “NO”. No clear-thinking Australian who has
studied the data could possibly believe that taking guns
from law abiding citizens could have an effect on those who
are determined to live outside ALL laws.
However, that poll really misses the point. They appear to
have overlooked the fact that murder is already a crime,
whether carried out with a gun or not. Perhaps the poll
SHOULD have read “Should the death penalty be introduced for
More than one Billion Dollars has already been wasted on gun
buybacks, gun registration and detailed police checks of all
licensed firearms owners.
Meanwhile (from latest Australian Institute of Criminology
statistics) 31% of murders were carried out using knives,
28% using blunt objects, 23% using strangulation/suffocation
Are our Politicians really happy to accept those murders,
but to scream “Outrage” in the small percentage of cases
when a gun is used?
Australians now understand that “Gun Control” is NOT “Crime
In fact it’s the opposite, as vast amounts of police time
and resources has been wasted harassing law abiding gun
owners, while groups like “The Hells Angels” appear to be
given free run of our cities.
We only need to refer to the UK example of legislation which
targeted the law abiding, while ignoring the real criminals;
handguns were totally banned in UK and gun crimes have
For more comment contact,
Coalition of Law Abiding Sporting Shooters Inc.
Ph: 02)9652 0415
Mob: 0416 275 850