Letters: 2019-20

Letters-to-the-editor by the Australia Defence Association 01 January 2019 - 31 December 2020

Gun control debate needs to be driven by facts, not fallacies, emotion or ideology

The National Firearms Agreement has become a shibboleth. Reforms to improve gun laws by eliminating inconsistencies and inequities in their administration are emotively decried as "watering them down", chiefly by those who do not understand the legal, technical and legitimate gun-use facts actually involved. The NFA is not somehow "watered down" if its core principles are unaffected. Reforms to how it is administered actually strengthen our gun control laws by reinforcing these core principles and community support for them.

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