Government Says C-71 Could Grandfather Gun Owners After New Bans

23 Mar 2018

4 min read

(Update 02 April: Rewrites part of second paragraph to clarify role of police and concern about police action.) — Canada’s Liberal government proposed a law this week to ban more guns. It may use a “grandfather clause” to let owners hold onto their firearms, before eventual expropriation. A spokesman for the Ministry of Public Safety explains.


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