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26 September 2006

Canadian Press

CALGARY — A gun amnesty program designed to get firearms out of Alberta homes could reduce gang violence over time, Calgary's top police officer says. "I do not expect gang members will turn in their weapons during this amnesty program and neither should you," Chief Jack Beaton said yesterday after the province announced Albertans who want to get rid of unwanted weapons and ammunition can do so without penalty next month. Chief Beaton said crimes involving firearms... (GunPolicy.org)

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