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Old 05-14-2006
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Thumbs down Now, want to see something REALLY stupid?

Here it comes, some "Summa" of the Australian gun laws/regulations. Read and cry.
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They class body armour as a weapon? ...
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They class body armour as a weapon? ...

They class HOLSTERS as weapons!
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Thumbs down Glad to see...

..that fascism is alive and well in the UK. :mad:
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This is Australia, which is still somewhat liberal about firearms ownership.

Looking over the license requirements and the types of arms allowed, it actually doesn't sound excessively horrible. Nothing I would endorse happening over here, but it doesn't sound impossible to get a license and be a functional shooter.
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Old 05-16-2006
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This is Australia, which is still somewhat liberal about firearms ownership.

If that's the way you wanna see it...
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If that's the way you wanna see it...

'Liberal on firearms ownership' = 'Not quite Adolf Hitler', I guess.
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Well, it's all a matter of comparison.

You were talking about fascistic firearms legislation in the UK, and I was pointing out that Australia is more liberal in this regard than the UK is.

Compared to the US, both suck, but that's not part of the topic.
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