“Trudeau explained that he hadn’t actually flip-flopped on the gun registry. In fact, he said, he always supported it, and still does support it in principle. But he said that now that it’s gone it’s too divisive to try bringing back. In the next breath, however, Trudeau added that he supports Quebec’s effort to bring it back in that province because he said the measure is not controversial there. Finally, he offered his explanation of how the long-gun registry fits into his definition of a “failed” public policy.
“I voted to keep the firearms registry a few months ago and if we had a vote tomorrow I would vote once again to keep the long-gun registry,” Trudeau told report…“