The introduction of tough laws to control guns and knives appears to be failing to keep lethal weapons out of the hands of Australian criminals.
An Australian Institute of Criminology study of interviews with more than 2300 prisoners also found that drug users were more likely to carry – and use – weapons than other offenders.
July 6, 2006
Tough new weapons laws ‘miss hard core of criminal underworld’
The New Zealand Herald
[We told you so. And a reminder of Just One Question. Thanks to David Hardy at Of Arms & the Law–Joe]