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    Quebec to Create Provincial Gun Registry

    Quebec has tabled legislation today to introduce a Quebec Gun Registry, it has been reported. The federal government had maintained a national firearm registration system for all firearms since the 1990s, but in 2012 the long-gun portion was abolished. However, Quebec fought a lengthy court battle to preserve the long gun registry data as it applied to Quebec residents.  The province was ultimately defeated at the Supreme Court of Canada, in a ruling earlier this year. The Quebec government has now introduced Bill 64, the Firearms Registration Act.  Under the law, if passed, all non-restricted firearms in Quebec would once again require registration, this time with the provincial public security…