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19 January 2006

Montreal Gazette (Quebec), Column

The Conservative Party says it would scrap the 1995 law establishing a national registry for rifles and shotguns. The imperilled legislation has special resonance in Montreal. In response to a gunman's slaughter of 14 women at Ecole Polytechnique in 1989, innumerable students and ordinary citizens joined forces with police officers, public-health officials and politicians of all stripes to push for tougher restrictions on firearms. The five-year drive produced the... (

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