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Layton's leadership could be hurt by gun-registry vote

A divided NDP caucus could cause registry's demise when House votes on Sept. 22

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times

If MPs in each of the four federal parties follow through on their stated voting intentions on Bill C-391, an act to scrap the federal long gun registry, it will be the divided NDP caucus that will cause the registry's demise, an outcome that critics say would be bad for both urban NDP MPs and Leader Jack Layton.

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Layton's leadership could be hurt by gun-registry vote

A divided NDP caucus could cause registry's demise when House votes on Sept. 22

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times

If MPs in each of the four federal parties follow through on their stated voting intentions on Bill C-391, an act to scrap the federal long gun registry, it will be the divided NDP caucus that will cause the registry's demise, an outcome that critics say would be bad for both urban NDP MPs and Leader Jack Layton.

  

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