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Presumed law-abiding gun owners shop at a gun show in Texas, where no records of sales are kept (Photo: M&R Glasgow, Wikimedia Commons).
David J. Climenhaga | Tactics used by gun advocates and their Conservative allies to fight the so-called long-gun registry have opened the door to discussion of an outright ban on handguns.
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Mike Ellis
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's new pill-machine-control law, enthusiastically supported by conservatives of all stripes, goes farther than oft-reviled Canadian "gun grabbers" ever proposed. Explain.
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Lorne Gunter
David J. Climenhaga | Sometime during last year’s dramatic rescue in High River, an uplifting story of Canadians helping Canadians was turned into a bizarre tale of suspicion, paranoia and hatred for the police.
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Perfesser Dave
David J. Climenhaga | Perfesser Dave suggests a Tory campaign strategy: Where do you stand? With civilization or chaos? With legal pot or Legal's murals? (Satire)
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Allan Gregg
David J. Climenhaga | Former Tory pollster says Stephen Harper's government is guided by the belief "governments should be guided by what they believe is morally right, and not by reason and rational compromise."
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Shannon Morrison
David J. Climenhaga | The entire membership of the CTF is made up of five people. Always was, is now and ever shall be. And the finances of this great friend of transparency are none of your business.
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George Washington
David J. Climenhaga | Our Canadian Constitution makes sane limits on firearms proliferation eminently achievable -- we need only exercise the political will.
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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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Hennessy's Index | This month, Hennessy's Index looks at Canada's crime rate alongside federal politics and the Harper government's "tough on crime" agenda.
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Brian Mulroney
David J. Climenhaga | Will Prime Minister Stephen Harper sup with the separatists? It is said here he is bound to. And don't count on him using a long spoon!
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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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Edmonton-St. Albert MP Brent Rathgeber - really!
David J. Climenhaga | According to an ill-timed blog post by Edmonton-St. Albert MP Brent Rathgeber the long-gun registry can't work because it's a typical example of the welfare-state mentality. Really!