Gun Control in Australia – level 2

20-10-2017 15:00

In Australia, thousands of people turned in their firearms, including 52,000 unregistered guns, as part of gun amnesty. In 1996, Australia created its strict gun laws after a mass shooting.

The Australian Prime Minister said that it was important to maintain the country’s strict gun laws. He mentioned the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, USA. In Australia, a shooting with such powerful guns would not be possible.

The amnesty period ended the day before that mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Difficult words: unregistered (when a person does not tell the government what he has), gun amnesty (pardoning someone for owning guns), maintain (continue).

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