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Cops return fire after rise in public shootings across Sydney

John Howard’s gun control still working for the criminals 

Former Prime Minister John Howard told Channel 9 news Monday night he did the right thing by disarming the population. He said since Port Arthur there have been no more mass shootings. What will he say about the bikie gang open warfare that has been happening in NSW and Victoria for many years? You didn’t get their guns Johnnie. All you did was disarm law abiding citizens.

 – MARCH 13, 2016 1:45 AM

Police have returned fire on criminals in Sydney’s west after arresting 17 people in a major operation set up to tackle a rise in gang violence and public shootings.

Dozens of police saturated streets and public transport hubs across the suburb as part of Operation Talon* overnight Friday and into Saturday morning, arresting 17 people on 20 charges.

One cannabis caution, six Criminal Infringement Notices, 47 Traffic Infringement Notices 17 Rail Infringement Notices were also issued on the night.

WATCH: NSW police launch huge assault on criminals in Sydney’s west

Police also issued 15 pre-emptive consorting warnings to known gang members and conducted 30 bail compliance checks.

*Operation Talon was formed in August 2013 to reduce gang violence and public shootings in western Sydney.

Australian Gun Law Update – a step back in time to 1996

Australian Gun Law Update

Compliments of the Liberal and Labor Parties, John Laws, Tim Fischer and Ray Martin

Australian Gun Law Update

Here’s a thought to warm some of your hearts….
From: a police officer in Australia.

Hi Yanks, I thought you all would like to see the real figures from Down Under.
It has now been 12 months since gun owners in Australia were forced by a new law to
surrender 640,381 personal firearms to be destroyed by our own
government, a program costing Australia taxpayers
more than $500 million dollars.

The first year results are now in:
Australia-wide, homicides are up 6.2 percent,
Australia-wide, assaults are up 9.6 percent;
Australia-wide, armed robberies are up 44 percent (yes, 44 percent)!
In the state of Victoria lone, homicides with firearms are now up 300 percent.

(Note that while the law-abiding citizens turned them in, the criminals did not
and criminals still possess their guns!)

While figures over the previous 25 years showed a steady decrease in armed robbery with firearms, this has changed drastically upward in the past 12 months, since the criminals now are guaranteed that their prey is unarmed.There has also been a dramatic increase in break-ins and assaults of the elderly, while the resident is at home.

Australian politicians are at a loss to explain how public safety has decreased, after such monumental effort and expense was expended in ‘successfully ridding Australian society of guns….’ You won’t see this on the American evening news or hear your governor or members of the State Assembly disseminating this information.
The Australian experience speaks for itself. Guns in the hands of honest citizens save lives and property and, yes, gun-control laws affect only the law-abiding citizens.
Take note Americans, before it’s too late!
Will you be one of the sheep to turn yours in? WHY? You will need it.