Quebec extends long gun registry

Posted on April 23, 2012

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The province's gun control advocates were buoyed Friday by a strongly worded Quebec Superior Court judgment that recognized the recently abolished long gun registry as an effective and economical crime prevention tool, laying the groundwork for a long legal battle with Ottawa. The federal government reacted quickly and decisively, in what will no doubt lead to a Supreme Court showdown over the future of the divisive national registry. It said the ruling doesn't diminish the government's resolve to scrap it "once and for all."

Read the article: The Saskatoon Star Phoenix (Canada)

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