Canada: Gun enthusiasts vs. RCMP over Chinese rifle

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December 23, 2010
Globe and Mail [UK]    
Posted in 2AM News, News

"Several gun owners are refusing to surrender a semi-automatic rifle that was imported from China and bought legally before the RCMP retroactively declared it a prohibited weapon. The police force says that the imposing-looking Norinco Type 97A can easily be converted to a fully automatic weapon and must be prohibited on that basis. But 15 gun owners have refused to accept the $1,400 per firearm that Public Safety Minister Vic Toews has offered to anyone who voluntary relinquishes one of the rifles." (12/21/10)

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