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Inuit want exemption from registry of guns used for hunting. – Rcinet.ca

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 201811 Views

6 April, 2018

The Inuit of northern Quebec are once again saying they should be exempt from Quebec’s newly implemented long gun registry, that is hunting rifles and shotguns.

They say they have distinct hunting rights under the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement and should therefore not be subject to the new provincial law.

In 2012, the then Conservative federal government scrapped a highly controversial national long gun registry.

The original claim for instituting the “LGR” was that it would prevent crimes and be a useful tool to help police track firearms used in crimes.

Read More: http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2018/04/16/inuit-want-exemption-from-registry-of-guns-used-for-hunting/

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