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5 November 2009

Toronto Star (Ontario)

OTTAWA — In a surprising softening of Liberal policy, party leader Michael Ignatieff says penalties for violating requirements of the long-gun registry could be "decriminalized" as part of an effort to broaden its legitimacy in the eyes of rural Canadians. Ignatieff's statement set the stage for a vote hours later in the House of Commons in which a majority of MPs voted, for the first time in 14 years, to give "approval in principle" to a bill to kill the long-gun... (GunPolicy.org)

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