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PM to fight Sydney gun violence?

Posted by: 2UE | 17 January, 2013 - 8:05 AM
Should there be minimum mandatory sentencing for gun crimes?

Prime Minister Gillard has asked one of her ministers to investigate what more can be done about suburban violence in Sydney. Stuart Bocking reveals the PM may intervene in the fight against Sydney's gun violence.

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Blog comments Your Say

  • Gun control is not about guns, its about control!

    Peter Monday 21 January, 2013 - 9:59 AM
  • So gillard is now jumping on the "disarm the population" agenda. Just after Obama has signed off on a bunch of draconian laws in the US.
    Of course the media isnt mentioning the UN and its gun control measures that it wishes inflict on every nation in the world.

    Robert Sunday 20 January, 2013 - 4:25 PM
  • Get better magistrates that do the job properly.Offer $10,000 rewards.Get rid of the Labor government.Minimum 20 years for gun possession.Zero tolerance for any criminal activity.It worked in New York,a city hated by middle Eastern criminals.

    Bill Saturday 19 January, 2013 - 8:31 PM
  • Madame Gillard needs reminding that slack politicians are like the slack public servants - we do a number on them and we do get rid of them s l o w l y!

    Bill Abrahams Saturday 19 January, 2013 - 3:12 PM
  • See how Gillard cannot distinguish between what is a State responsibility versus the national issues. If she thinks she can 'fight gun violence' in Sydney (supported by tangible genuine outcomes) I will publicly eat my hat on the Sydney Town Hall steps! This is but more spin and 'hyper-bowl' in Gillard drone speak.

    Samuel Kyrikos Saturday 19 January, 2013 - 8:38 AM
  • Hoh,hoh, hoh! Gillard couldn't stop the boat people, nor the illegal guns and llicit drugs entering our country via containers! Then, how on earth can she or anyone of her motley comrades stop gun crime! Just more lies in the making here!

    Justin J Friday 18 January, 2013 - 1:44 PM

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