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Heidi Rathjen

Spokesperson for Polysesouvient “Students and Graduates of Polytechnique for Gun Control”

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The Senate Needs to Take a Stand on Gun Control

Last week, the House of Commons passed (and sent to the Senate) Bill C-42, the ironically named Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act, which would not only loosen controls on possession permits and transportation of handguns, but make it more difficult for the RCMP to ensure weapons prohibited by law remain out of the hands of civilians. Is it wishful thinking to ask whether, this time, the Senate will do its job and act to protect the public from a partisan self-serving and dangerous law designed to attract votes from a small minority?
06/03/2015 12:21 EDT