POLITICS

10 Things To Know About Scrapping The Long-Gun Registry

10/26/2011 05:17 EDT | Updated 12/26/2011 05:12 EST
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The Conservative government introduced a new bill on Oct. 25 that would put an end to the long-gun registry, something Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been trying to do since taking power in 2006.

The issue always causes controversy on and off Parliament Hill with hunters and other gun owners, police, crime and legal experts, politicians, victims' groups, rural and urban Canadians all weighing in with their different perspectives. Here are 10 questions and answers about the registry and the government's efforts to end it.

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