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on March 19, 2015 in World News

Harper rejects accusation of ‘vigilantism’ over gun comments

Harper rejects accusation of ‘vigilantism’ over gun comments Prime Minister Stephen Harper struck back Wednesday at critics of his firearms policy, saying it’s “patently ridiculous” to suggest his recent remarks on gun ownership will lead to vigilantism. At a Toronto-area event, Harper blasted the “demagoguery” of those who oppose Canada’s “moderate” system of gun regulation, which he stressed is far removed from the much more open approach to gun ownership in the United States. The prime minister praised Canadians who own guns for being part of a “law-abiding community.” And with an election just months away, he described the other… View Article

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