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15 July 2011

Edmonton Journal (Alberta)

Canada has thrown a wrench into negotiations toward a UN arms-trade treaty by proposing hunting rifles be exempted from the draft accord, gun-control groups say. But firearms advocates are praising the move, calling it evidence the Harper government is on their side when it comes to gun control. Preliminary talks on a future Arms Trade Treaty are being held this week at the United Nations in New York. The treaty would establish common international standards for the... (GunPolicy.org)

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