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CANADA'S NATIONAL FIREARMS ASSOCIATION MEDIA RELEASE - June 5, 2014

Date: 
Thursday, June 5, 2014

CANADA'S NATIONAL FIREARMS ASSOCIATION MEDIA RELEASE

Canada's National Firearms Association expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of those killed, and to those injured in the terrible incident in Moncton, New Brunswick.

The NFA deplores the terrible actions by a clearly deranged individual that led to these deaths and injuries. Incidents like these demonstrate the validity of the mounting evidence that none of Canada's firearms control efforts over the past 50 years have had any effect on preventing violence, or otherwise stopping bad people from carrying out their evil deeds.

It is clear that Canada's excessive firearms control system has failed again. The excessive rules in place do not in any way increase public safety, but merely contribute to an expensive and unnecessary regime which harms only those of lawful intent. Resources wasted on this fundamentally flawed firearms control regime could be better placed to support a health care system which could be better enabled to diagnose and treat conditions that put people's lives at risk.

Canada's National Firearms Association is this country's largest and most effective advocacy organization representing the interests of firearms owners and users.


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For more information contact:
Blair Hagen, Executive VP Communications, 604-753-8682 Blair@nfa.ca
Sheldon Clare, President, 250-981-1841 Sheldon@nfa.ca
Shawn Bevins, Executive VP, 819-313-2887 Shawn@nfa.ca (fran├žais)
Canada's NFA toll-free number - 1-877-818-0393
NFA Website: www.nfa.ca