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"Can you imagine any other consumer product that caused one serious injury a day over a period of five years?''
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The survey found some surprising results in Quebec, however.
The solution to ending the senseless violence that continues to rock the U.S. is a simple one; a nation-wide ban on assault rifles. Period. I completely appreciate why some people are protective of the right to own a firearm.... Again, I grew up around firearms and in no way am I anti-gun. But... these are weapons that have no place in an otherwise safe and civil society.
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The rifle has been used in several U.S. mass shootings.
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"It's not the best argument, but it's all you've got."
In the decade before Australia's 1996 Port Arthur massacre, 11 mass shootings left 100 dead. There have been none since. Homicides and suicides also plummeted.
"The RCMP is acting upon that legislation. We obviously encouraged them to do that, Mr. Speaker."
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