Articles by Gary Mauser

Senator McPhedran spreads false claims

(Note: Thanks to helpful criticism, I’ve updated the graph). Senator McPhedran spreads false claims about law-abiding firearms owners. It is revealing that some Liberal appointed Senators,…


Why stronger background checks?

Why does Andrew Scheer support stronger background checks on applicants for firearms licences? On 23 January 2019, Dr Caillin Langmann and I wrote the following…


Senator Pratte stumbles

Senator Pratte stumbles when he claims that: “Over the last 10 years, 193 PAL holders were charged or suspected in homicides involving a firearm. ……





Trudeau’s proposed gun ban

Justin Trudeau’s proposed gun ban is not likely to be effective. Banning what is already illegal does not sound like a smart way to keep…


Senator Dean twists statistics

Senator Dean twisted statistics on the Senate floor. He incorrectly said that shooting was the most common way to commit suicide in Canada. It is not….


Are PAL holders murderers?

Are firearms owners murderers as some claim? Senator Pratte misinterpreted Statistics Canada data in his Senate address, when he introduced Bill C-71 in the Senate. “According to…