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Good People Need Guns

After some insane public attack, it is common to blame the gun. If only no gun were available we are told, people could not run amok to harm others. No one needs a handgun, is the other common refrain. It is a fact that handguns were once legal for hunting in Canada – they should […] Read more

Informal Briefing Paper: Armi-Jager AP-80

Print this article (PDF) » Prepared By: Sheldon Clare President, Canada’s National Firearms Association Subject: Is the Armi-Jager AP 80 a variant of the AK-47? Here is my opinion regarding as to whether or not the Armi-Jager AP-80 is truly a “variant” of the AK-47. I hope that this information is useful. As a collector […] Read more

Bill C-19: An Act to Amend the Criminal Code and the Firearms Act

Please click here to see the document in English. S.v.p. cliquez ici pour voir le document en français.   View post

Unpublished Lott-Mauser Letter

Despite spending a whooping $2.7 billion on creating and running a long gun registry, Canadians still have not reaped any benefits.  Even though the registry started registering long guns in 1998, it has yet to solve one single murder. Instead it has been an enormous waste of police officers’ time, diverting their efforts from patrolling […] Read more

Firearms News and Alerts – Nov. 2011

Personal Background Mr. Chair, Vice Chairs, Honourable Members – good afternoon. My name is Solomon Friedman. I am a criminal defence lawyer in private practice with the Ottawa firm of Edelson Clifford D’Angelo LLP. Although I maintain a comprehensive criminal law practice, I also specialize in defending individuals charged with firearms related offences. Introduction My […] Read more

Incorrect Story: “Ending Gun Registry Could Fuel Firearms Trafficking”

CTV – Ending Gun Registry Could Fuel Firearms Trafficking — The Canadian Press This story is incorrect. Firstly, Canadians are prohibited from physically exporting firearms out of the US. Firearms can only be exported out of the US by federally licensed exporters who have to physically transport the firearms to the border. Secondly, with the demise […] Read more

Q&A: Scrapping The Gun Registry

Global News : Thursday, October 27, 2011 3:18 PM The Quebec legislature has passed the fourth motion in five years to ask Ottawa to keep data from the federal long-gun registry when it is destroyed. Why should Canadians be concerned with the registry, and what happens now? Global News talks with gun policy expert Gary Mauser. Mauser is […] Read more

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