Wayne Easter, the federal Solicitor-General, claims Ottawa`s firearms registry has "stood the test." Indeed, Mr. Easter is so proud of the program, he had his officials sing its praises this week at the United Nations, and encouraged other member states to follow Canada`s lead. But given the many scandals that have plagued the program, these comments raised eyebrows back home. Indeed, this month brought a fresh gun-registry outrage: Thanks to Ottawa`s incompetence, 300,000 law-abiding gun owners were turned into criminals on July 1.
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