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30 August 2010

Globe, Globe & Mail / Ottawa Notebook (Toronto), Blog

Jack Layton will not tell his MPs how to vote on a motion to kill a Conservative private-member's bill that would scrap the gun registry. His refusal to whip his caucus, as Michael Ignatieff has done with the Liberals, virtually assures the motion will fail and Bill C-391, which was introduced by Tory MP Candice Hoeppner to end the long-gun registry, will succeed. Mr. Layton is in a difficult spot: 12 of his MPs from rural ridings have told their constituents that... (

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