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12 January 2003

Calgary Herald (Alberta)

When the federal government ordered all Canadians to register their handguns, shotguns and rifles, people in Calgary formed long lines at the police station in their eagerness to comply. No one staged demonstrations. No one wrote letters to the editor in protest. Sounds like fiction, but that's what happened in the summer of 1940 when wartime regulations decreed that all firearms in the country should be registered. Though there appeared to be little opposition to... (

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