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Survey Exaggerates Support for Gun Bans

The recent Angus Reid survey exaggerates support for gun bans: “Canadians appear to come to more consensus, regarding proposed policy responses. Six-in-ten Canadians (61%) say…


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,…


Bill C-71 endangers public safety

Bill C-71 endangers public safety by ignoring the KISS principle. Keep it simple, Senators. Increasing the paper burden on PAL holders ignores the real problems…


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…