Several hundred American Civil War enthusiasts are staying away from a re-enactment near Toronto this year rather than comply with a Canadian law that would require them to register their muskets at the border. Re-enactor Mike Lavis of Hamburg, N.Y., said like many Americans, it "pains" him not to attend the Westfield festival. Registering guns "goes against what we believe is American with our gun-ownership rights. Why should we pay someone for the right we have guaranteed in our Constitution?" he asked.
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