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23 September 2010

Agence France Presse

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper's minority government was narrowly defeated on Wednesday in its bid to end controls on hunting rifles and shotguns, in a major political upset. Parliamentarians voted 153 to 151 to defeat a bill to repeal the long-gun registry act, after a divisive debate that could have lasting repercussions come the next elections. Still, Harper vowed to continue the fight, which has pitted advocates of gun control against a long tradition of... (

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