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Fort McMurray-Cold Lake Conservative MP David Yurdiga. Image credit: David Yurdiga/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | You can mock Alberta Conservative politicians, but it is nearly impossible to parody them. Fortunately, they do that themselves without prompting. Sometimes twice in one week.
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Freedom Conservative Party Leader Derek Fildebrandt channelling Charlton Heston in happier times
David J. Climenhaga | In response to federal Liberal discussions about a handgun ban, the former UCP MLA tweeted, "no matter what the feds do, they will never get their hands on mine."
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The largest massacre in Australia's post-colonial history so shocked the nation that within 12 days, comprehensive gun-control law was brought in. There has not been another mass shooting since.
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Amy Goodman | New federal gun-control legislation has been declared all but dead on arrival this week. Gridlock in the U.S. Senate is proving to be an insuperable barrier to any meaningful change.
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Linda McQuaig | The intense Canadian political focus on the federal gun registry may have ultimately been a distraction from an even bigger gun issue -- the ready availability of combat weapons in Canada.
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Amy Goodman | Another mass murder, another shooting spree, leaving bodies bullet-riddled by a legally obtained weapon. This time, it was Wisconsin, at a Sikh temple, as people gathered for their weekly worship.
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Amy Goodman | The UN has pledged to resume the effort to pass an arms trade treaty, despite the intransigence of the country that Martin Luther King Jr. called "the greatest purveyor of violence in the world."
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Amy Goodman | Perhaps, if sane laws on gun control, including the ban on high- capacity magazines, were in place, many in Aurora who are now dead or seriously injured would be alive and well today.
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Coalition for Gun Control | Members of Parliament are expected to vote today to send Bill C-19 to the Senate, which, if passed, ends the long-gun registry and destroys all long-gun data collected since the registry's inception.
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Karl Nerenberg | Quebec Government wants the feds to give it the gun data that was collected in Quebec. And if the feds refuse? "We'll see," Quebec minister says.
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Amy Goodman | The violent deaths of Brian Terry and Juan Francisco Sicilia have sparked separate but overdue examinations of the so-called War on Drugs, and how the U.S. government is exacerbating the problem.
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Mothers for Gun Control | In response to the recent election, we, the mothers of victims of gun violence, call on politicians to stand up for public safety. This Mother's Day we call on Canadians to stand up for gun control.