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15 March 2005

Edmonton Journal (Alberta)

EDMONTON — A provincial court ruling to give a woman with an assault conviction and a history of drunkenness a gun licence was overturned by a Court of Queen's Bench judge as mistakenly portraying gun ownership as a right and not a privilege. It isn't a provincial court judge's job "to fight some sort of rearguard action against gun control, on the theory that the courts are better able than Parliament to balance the competing policy objectives," Court of Queen's... (

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