How did the Port Arthur Massacre affect Australia?
Dunblane School Massacre:
The deadliest mass shooting in the history of the UK--16 children and a teacher--took place not long before the Port Arthur Massacre. The news coverage of Dunblane and its perpetrator may have created a "copycat effect" that triggered the Port Arthur perpetrator to commit his own massacre.
Answer and Explanation:
The Port Arthur Massacre led to the rapid adoption of strict firearms legislation in Australia. On April 28th and 29th, 1996, Martin Bryant killed 35...
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from Criminal Justice 101: Intro to Criminal JusticeChapter 11 / Lesson 2