1 Mar 2018

The history of gun control in NZ

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:40 pm on 1 March 2018

The recent school shooting tragedy in Florida has once again sparked the gun debate in the US.  The US has had a love-hate relationship with guns throughout its history.  But what about NZ?  Why have we generally avoided the carnage that we regularly see in the US?

Historian Grant Morris looks back.

Marist Brothers School Cadets 1910

Marist Brothers School Cadets 1910 Photo: NZ History

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