...this one was about principles... but what the hell were the fiberals & dippers thinking?
Everyone expected a squeaker. But thanks to 18 Liberals and New Democrats, the bill sailed through by a comfortable 164 to 137 votes.Hmmm... so if spending all this taxpayer money to harrass duck hunters & farmers isn't actually affecting horrendous rates of urban crime... does this mean we get our two billion dollars back?
Most gun control supporters believe Ignatieff was perfectly happy to have eight of his members bolt from their peers to reassure rural Canada that the Liberals hadn't lost touch with their sensibilities.
Which leaves the NDP, where a full third of MPs broke ranks with party policy and voted to abolish the long-gun registry.