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2008-08-27 00:00:00

By JUSTIN D. ANDERSON More than two months after the law took effect, the state hasn't started compiling a mental health registry meant to prevent potentially dangerous individuals from buying a gun. The names of at least 708 West Virginians housed in mental facilities could be placed on the registry right now. The registry will include basic information about people who have been involuntarily committed to mental health facilities or found unfit to stand trial because of mental...

2006-05-16 17:10:16

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's minority Conservative government quickly went on the political offensive on Tuesday after an official investigation revealed more problems with a controversial long gun registry set up by the previous Liberal government. Treasury Board Minister John Baird said the report showed the Liberals -- who lost power in an election in January after more than 12 years in office -- had been guilty of "serious abuses and mismanagement." The...

2006-05-16 13:36:01

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's minority Conservative government received what is likely to be a political boost on Tuesday when an official probe delivered another attack on a controversial long gun registry set up by the previous Liberal administration. The Conservatives narrowly won the January 23 election after a campaign which focused on what they described as Liberal corruption, incompetence and the inability to control the multibillion dollar federal budget....


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