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on October 24, 2014 in World News

Debate on controversial gun bill on hold after Parliament shootout

Debate on controversial gun bill on hold after Parliament shootout This week’s traumatic shootout on Parliament Hill has prompted the Harper government to put off debate on a controversial gun bill. Debate on Bill C-42 had been scheduled to take place in the House of Commons on Thursday — just one day after Parliament’s Centre Block was sprayed with bullets as security officials confronted a gunman who had just killed an honour guard at the National War Memorial. The government quietly dropped the bill from Thursday’s lineup; it is not clear when the debate will be rescheduled. Dubbed the “Common… View Article

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