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Canada

27 June 2009

Canadian Press

OTTAWA — The number of firearm owners who fail to renew their gun licences has steadily increased since the Harper government tabled legislation to scrap the federal long-gun registry. Opposition critics and the Coalition for Gun Control in Canada say the problem has increased risk for frontline police officers and undermines public safety. Despite an amnesty the Conservatives introduced to coax gun owners into licence renewals, the latest RCMP figures show the... (GunPolicy.org)

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