In its December 31, 2011 editorial, the National Post supported the Conservative government’s plan to repeal the long-gun registry and destroy all records collected pursuant to it.
As the editorial board put it:
The inviolability of government records cannot trump the rights of individual, law-abiding citizens to protect their privacy from unwarranted government scrutiny. These records contain information that should never have been collected. The previous Liberal government had no business maintaining such scrutiny over Canadians who had committed no crimes nor given any reasonable cause to be closely watched for their gun-buying habits or movements with their duck guns or varmint rifles.
Read the full piece on the National Post site.