David Dunstan is a farmer from the NSW town of
At 3:30am on Thursday 14th September, a man armed with a knife and piece of
wood knocked on his back door.
David grabbed his unloaded 22 rifle to confront him - aware that the man had
earlier confronted one if his neighbours who scared him off with a hockey
stick. Dave managed to convince the man to sit in his car and drive him to the
police station, while his wife called the police.
The police met David halfway down his driveway and placed his unwelcome guest
The problem is, the police paid David another visit later in the morning to
take his guns off him!
We've been working with David to try and see what can be done. So we're
starting this campaign to help him hire a lawyer who specialises in NSW
firearms legislation to get his guns back.
We'd like to go further - we reckon he should be compensated for the loss of
his firearms, not for his benefit, but to make a stand against this type of
treatment by NSW Police.
So please help our campaign to help David get the legal representation he needs
- and score a win on behalf of all shooters.
Here in Australia we have to have a Firearms licence & pass a firearms test to obtain that licence. A permit to purchase, & we have to register all guns including replica muzzle-loading guns. A replica muzzle-loading gun is the same as an identical antique muzzle-loading gun, no difference. It still loads from the muzzle, it still relies on a flint lock for ignition. But in Poland, which has the most stringent firearms laws in the world, you do not require a permit to purchase, a licence or registration. Only the gunpowder needs to be registered.
- BLACK POWDER FIREARMS IN POLAND:
Blackpowder not integrated cartridge guns, if manufactured before 1885, and
their replicas also multiple shot revolvers (separable loading only) are
available without any restrictions (Owner must to be over 18). They are also
permitted to be owned, used, and carried (You name it) loaded without any
permits. Curiously though, the purchase of the blackpowder requires