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27 December 2005

Winnipeg Free Press (Manitoba), Editorial

On Dec. 8, Liberal Leader Paul Martin announced that his government planned to ban all legally owned handguns in Canada, with a few exceptions. The objective was to reduce gun crime — a serious problem in Toronto and Vancouver — by confiscating the pistols and revolvers of ordinary, law-abiding Canadians such as gun collectors and perhaps even target shooters. Mr. Martin suggested that target shooters might be exempted but only under new and unspecified... (GunPolicy.org)

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