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Quebec becomes Canada's gun control group

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

The long gun registry was officially scrapped two weeks ago, on April 5. After it had passed through the House and Senate, Governor General David Johnston signed off on the decision to shut down the registry, which kept records on who owned non restricted firearms (mainly shotguns and hunting rifles). Destruction of existing records has begun, but is expected to take some time to complete -- perhaps months.

Read the article: The National Post (Canada)


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