Logical, evidence-based discussion needed
It was pleasing to see many of our SSAA state and territory branches and clubs put forward submissions supporting our calls. It also gave us an opportunity to share information and experiences with other legitimate shooting associations that are on the same page regarding the Greens’ obvious agenda.
Committee chair and Greens Senator Penny Wright’s recent comments about the number of firearms ‘falling into the hands of criminals’ shows that the party and other anti-gunners are intent on ‘cherry-picking’ statistics and putting the onus of blame on legitimate firearm owners. She was quoted as saying, “There is a very persistent misconception out there that most illegal guns are smuggled into the country, when in fact nearly all illegal guns are stolen...It’s really quite extraordinary how many stolen guns are in circulation and this really needs to be the focus for reducing gun crime.” Read more >
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