Monthly Archives: June 2015

Help FIGHT the Adler A-110 lever action ban!

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UPDATE (26/7/15):  The federal government has suspended the importation of the Adler A-110.  We’re consulting our member organisations and will be having more to say on this shortly.
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UPDATE (31/7/15): Click here to see our post on the Victorian Shooting Industry Fighting Fund for our member organisations:  Field and Game Australia, Firearm Traders Association, Sporting Shooters Association of Victoria (Vic), Victorian Amateur Pistol Association, and Vintagers: Order of Edwardian Gunners.

The proposed Adler A-110 ban is a new, but familiar threat to the shooting sports.  We’ll do our bit but need your support to stop attacks like these on the shooting sports. 

We went through it in 1996 with semi-auto longarms and again in 2002/3 with handguns.

Now our politicians are attacking our right to hold Category A repeating action firearms – lever actions. Here’s a story on it from one of our major papers, the Herald Sun.   Read more »

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How anti-gun parties stole your vote

preferencesIf you voted “above the line” in the upper house at last year’s Victorian state election, chances are your vote went to an anti-gun party, like the Greens. We’re here to stop that from happening.

The number of small parties attracting a few hundred votes each, leaves a lot of small parcels of votes that can be vacuumed up.  Who gets those parcels of votes isn’t determined by voters, but people hired for that purpose. It’s called ‘preference harvesting’. Read more »

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Why every gun owner should worry about “037”: Part 1

If shooters ignore our voting system, it won’t be a question of “if” the Greens will hold the balance of power in State Parliament, but “when”.

Here’s a number that should worry every shooter. 037.

0– That’s the number of Greens MPs in our state parliament ten years ago today.
3 – the number of Greens who got elected to the upper house in 2006, when the “proportional representation” voting system was introduced.
7– the number of Greens in state parliament right now. Five of them are in the upper house and two in the lower house. Read more »

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