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Canada: Tired of being treated like criminals, gun owners cheer the end of the long gun registry

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

On Tuesday, the federal government will reportedly unveil legislation to kill the long gun registry. Since it came into force in 1998, lawful gun users say they have lived with intense surveillance, and sometimes harassment and prosecution by police. After years of complaining about being treated as presumptive criminals, they hope the legal noose that has been tightening around their necks will at last loosen.

Read Original at: The National Post (Canada)

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