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3 June 2006

Vancouver Sun, Column

As Prime Minister Stephen Harper dismantles the national gun registry, a nasty souffle of received wisdom rises above the discourse, puffed into shape by American-style rhetoric and political opportunism. A Liberal folly, we're told, useless, because, as everyone knows, criminals don't register weapons and law abiding folk shouldn't have to register the guns they need to defend themselves. Interesting. Only 14 per cent of robberies in 2004 involved a firearm and 99... (GunPolicy.org)

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