Death of a Long-Gun Registry - Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Despite spending a whopping $2.7 billion on creating and running a long-gun registry, Canadians never reaped any benefits from the project. The legislation to end the program finally passed the Parliament on Wednesday. Even though the country started registering long guns in 1998, the registry never solved a single murder. Instead it has been an enormous waste of police officers’ time, diverting their efforts from patrolling Canadian streets and doing traditional policing activities.
Vikileaks on Vic Toews traced to 'pro-NDP'- Wednesday, February 22, 2012 ... the address has been used frequently to update Wikipedia articles — often giving them what appears to be a pro-NDP bias, actions that have attracted the ... (Say it isn't so... a leak? in government?)
Historic Vote in the House of Commons to End the Long Gun Registry - February 15, 2012
17 Year Fight- Friday, February 17, 2012 OTTAWA - Triumphal Conservatives are celebrating the success of a 17-year effort to scrap long-gun registry.
Timelines for destroying long gun registry data...- Thursday, February 16, 2012 The fate of the long-gun registry seems all but certain as the bill to kill it is set to pass the House of Commons on Wednesday, but the government is keeping mum on when its highly sensitive data will be destroyed.
Quebec to take feds to court over gun registry- Thursday, February 16, 2012 QUEBEC - While elsewhere in Canada there may be support for abolition of the long-gun registry, in Quebec the registry is favoured as a response to the Dec. 6, 1989 Montreal Massacre, when a lone gunman shot to death 14 women at the Université de ...
2 NDP MPs back final Commons vote to kill Registry- Thursday, February 16, 2012 Two NDP MPs broke party ranks to vote with the government Wednesday night in the final House of Commons vote in favour of scrapping the long-gun registry. Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North, and John Rafferty, MP for Thunder Bay-Rainy River, ...
Tory bill to kill gun registry passes House...- Wednesday, February 15, 2012 The Harper government’s controversial bill to end the long-gun registry has passed the House of Commons, marking the end of a long political battle over one of the most controversial law enforcement measures in recent memory. The bill passed easily, by a margin of 159 to 130, as the Conservatives used their majority in the House secure passage of the bill, which now goes to the Senate where the Conservatives also have a majority. The Senate hearings are expected to take several weeks before the bill is passed into law.
Ted Nugent rips Piers Morgan- Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Nugent, "We the people free individuals to have the right to keep and bear arms for self-defense. Find fault with that."
Tory gun laws in jeopardy after judge rejects...- Tuesday, February 14, 2012 The Conservative government's tough-on-crime rewriting of the Criminal Code took a potentially fatal blow when an Ontario judge struck down mandatory minimum prison sentences for gun crimes, declaring them “cruel and unusual punishment...
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