Thursday, September 09, 2010

Another NDP Vote Gained

The Tories have lost another NDP vote to scrap the long gun registry. Good news! We need to have the NDP support to keep the long gun registry and keep Canada a safer place. The gun registry has its faults, but the solution is not to scrap it. It needs to be improved, not destroyed. I congratulate this MP on changing his vote. I hope more will follow.


NDP Leader Jack Layton’s campaign to convince the rural members of his caucus that the federal long-gun registry is worth saving is starting to pay dividends.
One New Democrat MP who originally supported a Conservative private-member’s bill to scrap the registry says he is now convinced the legislation would be a step backward for public safety. And others within the caucus say they could be similarly swayed.
Read more at the Globe and Mail.

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