American woman arrested with 24-carat gold-plated gun in luggage at Australian airport

Australia has some of the strictest gun laws in the world. After a mass shooting at a café in the Tasmanian town of Port Arthur in April 1996, which left 35 people dead and another 23 people wounded, Australia passed legislation that banned the sale and importation of automatic and semi-automatic rifles and shotguns, established a 28-day waiting period to buy a firearm, and implemented a widespread and mandatory gun-buyback program. The government confiscated and destroyed almost 700,000 firearms, which, at the time, cut the number of gun-owning households by about half in Australia.

As of May 2022, only one mass shooting happened in Australia since those gun laws were passed, and reports indicated that gun homicides were down 60% nationwide.

Because American ammosexuals will ignore that gun laws work in every other developed, Western country and make nonsense arguments like, "gun laws won't do anything; criminals will just ignore the law"

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