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How Australia’s NRA-inspired gun lobby is trying to chip away at gun control laws
The Shooting Industry Foundation of Australia is reportedly taking notes from America’s NRA.
- By George Rennie, The Conversation
One of the more noticeable ad campaigns in the upcoming Victoria state election comes from a seemingly unlikely source.
The Shooting Industry Foundation of Australia (SIFA) seeks to unwind Australia’s gun regulations, and knows that state governments are as good a place as any to start.
SIFA is a key part of Australia’s gun lobby, and uses the same tactics as its American equivalent, the National Rifle Association (NRA).
Like the NRA, SIFA seeks to co-opt democratic norms to force change, even when it…
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