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NRA Advised Far-Right Australian Party on Overturning Gun Controls

HeadlineMar 28, 2019

This comes as an undercover investigation by Al Jazeera English found officials with the National Rifle Association gave advice to members of Australia’s far-right One Nation Party on their campaign to overturn Australia’s strict gun control laws, enacted after a mass shooting in 1996. This is an NRA media liaison speaking in Washington, D.C., to members of the One Nation Party in a secretly recorded video.

Lars Dalseide: “You have somebody who maybe leans to your side that worked at a newspaper, or maybe he was covering city hall or a crime reporter. We want to print up stories about people who were robbed, had their homes invaded, beaten, or whatever it might be, that could have been helped had they had a gun. And that’s going to be the angle on your stories. And that’s what he’s got to write. He’s got to put out two to five of those a week.”

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