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Offline Big58cal

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Canada: Death of a long-gun registry
« on: February 24, 2012, 01:35:07 PM »
Canada: Death of a long-gun registry
 
Posted on February 21, 2012

Despite spending a whopping $2.7 billion on creating and running a long gun registry, Canadians never reaped any benefits from the project. The legislation to end the program finally passed the Parliament on Wednesday. Even though the country started registering long guns in 1998, the registry never solved a single murder. Instead it has been an enormous waste of police officers' time, diverting their efforts from patrolling Canadian streets and doing traditional policing activities.

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Re: Canada: Death of a long-gun registry
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2012, 12:46:04 PM »
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