Dear Prime Minister: No Gun Ban
TheGunBlog.ca — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will decide in mid-August whether to ban handguns across Canada, the Globe and Mail reported last week.
Contact the PM today. Don’t let him turn you into a “former” gun owner.
- You can send an e-mail, write a letter, make phone calls, or all three.
- Share this widely with your gun club, family, friends, etc. Anyone and everyone can stand up and speak up for their rights and their interests, and the rights and interests of their family and friends. You don’t need a PAL to be a pal.
- Thank you to the people who helped with this. You made it better.
- For the background, see at the bottom under Related Information.
Who to Contact
- Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister
- Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety
- Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction
- Pierre Paul-Hus, Public Safety Critic (Member of the Opposition)
- Your MP: Click here to find their contact info (Enter your postal code)
- To: Justin.Trudeau@parl.gc.ca
- cc.: Ralph.Goodale@parl.gc.ca, Bill.Blair@parl.gc.ca, Pierre.Paul-Hus@parl.gc.ca, Your MP
- Click here to find your MP
- Send us a copy so we can keep count, bcc: letters@TheGunBlog.ca
- Or: Use OneClearVoice.ca to automatically create an e-mail that you can edit. (We wrote about OneClearVoice.ca here.)
What to Write
Subject: No Gun Ban
Dear Prime Minister:
I’m writing to express my opposition to any firearm ban.
- You can write as little or as much as you like about how bans would affect you, and why you oppose them. A couple paragraphs is usually enough.
- Be courteous and respectful. You are giving an image of all gun owners. Don’t send a letter from a goofy e-mail address.
- Français: Je vous écris pour exprimer mon opposition à toute interdiction d’arme à feu.
- Trudeau in Montreal: +1 (514) 277-6020
- Goodale in Regina: +1 (306) 585-2202
- Your MP, Click here to find their contact info (Enter your postal code)
- What to Say
- “Hi. This is _____ _____ from [City, Province, Postal Code]. I’m calling to express my opposition to any firearm ban. Thank you.”
- That’s it. Don’t explain, don’t justify, don’t argue.
- If they ask you to elaborate, you can say: “Thank you for asking, but that’s all I have to say for now.” You can say as much as you want.
- If you get voicemail, leave a message as per the script.
- No stamp required
Right Honourable Justin Trudeau
House of Commons
- Send copies to: Ralph Goodale, Bill Blair, Pierre Paul-Hus (so he can keep count)
More Action Steps
- Share this widely (gun club, friends, family, …). Tell them what’s at stake.
- Join or renew with your favourite shooters’-rights organization.
- Make sure you are subscribed to TheGunBlog.ca. (We also welcome your support.)
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- My Call to Goodale on Bill C-71: I Was Anxious, But It Was Easy
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