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Honest citizens don't need guns

An English court would never interpret the right to bear arms in the US Constitution to justify ?gun ownership, says Richard Barr

8 November 2013

It was Piers Morgan at ?35,000 feet who finally put an end to my love affair with the USA. In the past I have on this page expressed fondness for the country – especially as half of me is American. Like ?a fickle lover, I have now transferred affections down under, to Australia.

I have always found the UK (which despite everything remains my first love) frustrating in our negative attitude towards innovation – there always seem to be a hundred good reasons for not doing something, yet in Australia it damn well gets done. That used to be the case too with the USA.

But what the UK and Australia do not have is gun craziness. And here enter Piers Morgan who has written a new book Shooting Straight – an autobiographical account of how he took over a long standing chat s...

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