In 1996, a gunman opened fire on tourists in Port Arthur, Tasmania, killing 35 people and wounding 23 more. 12 days after the attack, Australia’s conservative government announced a bipartisan deal to enact gun control measures. Since the laws were passed – now 20 years ago – there has not been another mass shooting in Australia. Defense attorney Mike Cavalluzzi examines America’s gun lust and why our government struggles to implement gun control laws in this Crime Time highlight hosted by Allison Hope Weiner.
Watch the Crime Time interview HERE.