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4 August 2007

Toronto Star (Ontario)

Handguns are effectively banned in Canada, the federal government insists. Yet there are 582,000 of them in existence and legally registered, nearly 220,000 of them in Ontario. Thousands more are purchased each year. Toronto police say about 30 per cent of the firearms they seize may have been stolen from legitimate owners. The other 70 per cent have been smuggled from the U.S. Welcome to the Alice in Wonderland world where politicians are, once again, debating... (GunPolicy.org)

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