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Canada

9 July 2009

Victoria Times Colonist (British Columbia), Editorial

Replica guns serve no necessary legitimate purpose. They are used in robberies and to intimidate and are carried by young people who apparently find the idea of playing with pretend guns amusing. The knockoff handguns are a nightmare for police, who have no way of knowing whether they are dealing with a deadly threat or a stupid, posturing teenager or young man. Officers must make an almost instant decision with potentially deadly consequences. In 2006, Burnaby RCMP... (GunPolicy.org)

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