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Australian gun laws


The figures from “down under “(Australia)

are in, one year after the absolute confiscation of all firearms

occurred as the result of the country’s strict new gun control. It has

now been 12 months since gun owners in Australia were forced by a new

law to surrender 640,381 personal firearms to be destroyed by the

government; a program that cost Australian taxpayers more than $500


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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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