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Old February 16, 2012, 03:09 PM   #1
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Canadian long gun registry has gone the way of the Dodo

Canada has repealed its long running long gun firearms registry. The boondoggle cost many times what its authors stated it would cost -- running into the billions instead of millions.

They have finally awakened from their slumber and realized they were duped.


Conservatives and enthusiasts cheer the end of the long-gun registry

Postmedia News Feb 15, 2012 – 1:08 PM ET

• Critics rage as Conservatives celebrate gun registry’s death with a cocktail party

• Matt Gurney: Oh, sure, cancel the gun registry. But how dare you celebrate!

By Jeff Davis

OTTAWA — The Conservative government says its MPs will celebrate after a historic vote to end the long-gun registry Wednesday evening, despite vehement opposition to the move in Quebec and much of urban Canada.

Gun Control: The premise that a woman found in an alley, raped and strangled with her own pantyhose, is morally superior to allowing that same woman to defend her life with a firearm.

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