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23 September 2010

Toronto Star (Ontario), Editorial

By the narrowest of margins, the House of Commons has voted to save the long-gun registry. The vote is a victory for common sense and against wedge-issue politics. Conservatives, egged on by the right-wing commentariat, campaigned to kill the registry on grounds that it is "costly" and "ineffective" (Prime Minister Stephen Harper's words). But the $1 billion cost of setting up the registry (often inflated to $2 billion by its opponents) is sunk money; it cannot be... (

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