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Activist refers MP to police over gun post

Activist refers MP to police over gun post

The MP for the Division of Dawson in Queensland was reported to police by environmental activists protesting the opening of the Adani coal mine in the region's Galilee Basin.

"I think it was bloody stupid", he said.

"George Christensen is an appalling example to his constituents and should be ashamed of himself", Mr Pennings said.

Mr Pennings said he'd added Mr Christensen's post to a complaint he filed on Thursday with Queensland police after receiving over 100 death threats online.

Sorry folks, Sarah "Sea Patrol" Hanson Young and Dickie Di Natale have sent their green Left followers into apoplexy... The conservative politician has claimed this was a Dirty Harry film reference, because it includes a police officer who fights "people who are conducting illegal activity, such as the greens are".

Grab from George Christensen MP's Facebook page of him shooting with comments.

"It is more a case of an off-colour attempt at humour when issues around firearms are sensitive in the current politically correct climate."
Political opponents accused Mr Christensen of inciting violence.

Mr Goodenough did not agree with suggestions by Labor and the Greens that the Prime Minister should reprimand Mr Christensen.

Senator Hanson-Young said she received an abusive email shortly after she criticised Mr Christensen's post on social media.

The Greens have accused Mr Christensen of giving licence to people to behave in a violent way towards others who hold different views.

"Are they really standards that you are willing, as Prime Minister, to walk by?" she asked of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

"I find it so offensive, I am fuming about it as it is disgusting", Senator Hinch said.

"Preliminary enquiries would indicate that no offence has been committed", a police statement said.

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