Ottawa

The olive branch

Four months ago, in announcing he would whip a future vote on C-391, Michael Ignatieff set out a few proposed changes to the gun registry conceivably intended to appease those Liberals who had previously voted to abolish the registry.

Today, in announcing he would not whip a future vote on C-391, Jack Layton set out a few proposed changes to the gun registry conceivably intended to appease those New Democrats who had previously voted to abolish the registry.

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