It really says something when even the gun lobby thinks the Justice Minister has said something dangerous.
Victoria Times-Colonist February 8, 2012 As for warning shots, he said they can be dangerous.
“We do not advocate that anybody fire a firearm in any place you don’t know where bullet is going to go,” he said.
A couple of days before the new year a letter appeared in the Calgary Herald outlining the writer’s concern about the deaths caused by another formerly law abiding gun owner.
The writer likely wondered how a young man who treated his guns like “babies”could legally acquire and keep the weapon he used to kill three . . . → Read More: Cowboys for Social Responsibility: Ringing in the new year with a bang
In April 2011, a handpicked member of the Harper government’s radical anti-gun control advisory committee, compared Canadian cops to Hitler’s notorious SS.
In the midst of an election campaign, such comments had the potential to be explosive and Public Safety Minister Vic Toews former Director of Parliamentary Affairs lept bravely into the fray: “Due to . . . → Read More: Cowboys for Social Responsibility: When is OK to compare Canadian police to the SS?
On Thursday, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security heard from Canadian Shooting Sports Association spokesman Tony Bernardo.
Just before 36 minutes into the committee meeting, Bernardo starts to list all of the things he believes governs the import of firearms by licensed Canadian firearms business in response to a . . . → Read More: Cowboys for Social Responsibility: When you don’t know what your talking about, you should just stop talking
St. Catharines Standard November 14, 2011 Letters to the Editor ‘GOPHER GUN’ DESIGNED TO SHOOT PEOPLE Tony Bernardo of the Canadian Shooting Sports Association (who commented in a QMI Agency story in The Standard, Nov. 2) is incorrect in calling the Mini-14 rifle a "gopher gun … designed to shoot varmints on a farm." The Mini-14 is designed to shoot people, being a version of the M-14, a . . . → Read More: Cowboys for Social Responsibility: Gun lobby wrong…again
Canada’s unregistered gun lobby says that repealing the long gun registry will “lighten the legislative burden sports shooters and hunters face every day”.They fail to note that the last terrorist murder in Canada was committed with a shotgun.To be fai… . . . → Read More: Cowboys for Social Responsibility: Breaking gun registry news from the pre-internet era