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Rogers’ rabbiting: One Nation candidate claims Port Arthur massacre faked

Crikey January 13, 2017 3 Comments

And just wait until you see his homemade online polls.

Journos should have known better than to use Martin Bryant’s mother’s writing: ethics investigation

Myriam Robin March 23, 2016

According to a new book, the journalists' union ethics committee found that authors of a book on Martin Bryant should have known better than to use his mother's manuscript without her permission.

Martin Bryant’s lawyer talks to Seven, but legal privilege questions remain

Myriam Robin March 7, 2016 16 Comments

Martin Bryant's lawyer has spoken to Channel Seven about materials he had previously said were bound by legal privilege.

Rundle: sigh, Leyonhjelm a right-wing gun nut after all

Rundle: sigh, Leyonhjelm a right-wing gun nut after all

Guy Rundle December 19, 2014 44 Comments

Australia is itself proof that tightening gun control laws prevents gun massacres. So why does David Leyonhjelm think that the Sydney cafe siege could have been prevented if more civilians carried guns?

Labor MP letter to US politicians: enact our gun laws

Crikey December 19, 2012 3 Comments

As the number of guns in Australia reduced, so too did gun violence. Labor MP Kelvin Thomson implores the US Congress and Senate to look to our experience.

What John Howard could teach the US about gun control

Crikey September 9, 2008 45 Comments

Ever since John Howard’s 1996 post Port Arthur gun law reforms, our local gun lobby in Australia has been the laughing stock of its US brethren, writes Simon Chapman.