Numbers of guns (at least registered ones) are surging in Australia, and the antigunners are complaining that the government is starting to act a bit pro-gun, says the Daily Telegraph.
Brazil, Canada, now start of movement in Australia. Might we be seeing an international trend beginning here?
Numbers of guns rising does not mean much chance of fixing the prejudicial laws we have in Australia. More likely it is mostly existing gun owners getting a higher number of guns as tighter laws mean you hang on harder, and buy in protest. Also, we are getting more and more stuff as the economy builds and we can afford a new rifle more easily.
A significant number of shooters coming into the sport actually had left it before. And like lots of hobbies, the guys in it are aging and youngsters taking less interest.
Posted by: ChrisPer at February 20, 2006 06:51 PM