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In light of this, the Bloc Quebecois apparently wonders if Parliament should ban the kirpan.

“The National Assembly’s decision to prevent access to people carrying the kirpan is completely legitimate,” said Claude DeBellefeuille, the Bloc whip, in a statement. “It’s a justified decision, and it’s maybe time for Parliament to adopt similar rules.”

Via Twitter, Liberal MP Navdeep Bains notes that he wears his kirpan in the House of Commons.