The National Security and Defence Committee stripped away key elements of Bill C-71, which sponsor Sen. André Pratte says he hopes will be restored before the Chamber’s final vote.
Conservative Sen. Don Plett, left, moved a slew of amendments to Bill C-71 that the sponsor, Independent Sen. André Pratte, right, says gut the Liberals' gun legislation.
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Conservative Senators followed through on their promise to “gut” the Liberals’ gun bill, successfully getting a number of changes passed in committee that strip away key features of the legislation.
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