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Gun lobby dictates policy in New Zealand: Philip Alpers

Firearms Gun control Gun crimes New Zealand

How difficult will it be for the New Zealand Prime Minister to change her country's gun laws?

Adjunct associate professor Philip Alpers is the director of a global project comparing gun laws in 350 jurisdictions worldwide.

Speaking with The World Today's Eleanor Hall, he says that New Zealand, like the United States, does not have universal gun registration and that 94 per cent of guns in the nation are not registered.

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