Ekos Doesn’t Only Run Polls About Gun Bans, It Promotes Gun Bans

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Screenshot of Ekos commentary at http://www.EKOSPolitics.ca

Ekos Research Associates doesn’t only run opinion polls about gun bans, it also promotes gun bans.

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‘Guns Are a Symbol of Freedom’: Q&A With Paul Rogan in Yukon

Paul Rogan, the founding editor of Canadian Access to Firearms, wasn’t always a libertarian thinker and activist. The 75-year-old campaigned for the socialists as a young adult in the 1960s in his homeland of France, before discovering the writings of Ayn Rand and experiencing a political conversion.

TheGunBlog.ca met with Rogan today in Whitehorse, Yukon, to talk about guns, politics, and his monthly subscription-only newsletter, which he describes as the most-private way to buy and sell firearms in Canada.

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Andrew Scheer, Maxime Bernier, Guns and Politics: Reflections

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Screenshot of first-round vote for Conservative Party of Canada leader, 27 May 2017. Source: Conservative.ca

Andrew Scheer wasn’t my first choice to lead the Conservative Party of Canada, until party members elected him last night. Now, Scheer is my guy and I want him to be prime minister.

Following are some thoughts on what just happened and what comes next.

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NRA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Day One: The NRA Store

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Nicolas Johnson, editor of TheGunBlog.ca, in Atlanta on 27 April 2017.

I arrived in Atlanta today for the annual meeting of the U.S. National Rifle Association, which describes itself as “America’s longest-standing civil rights organization.” As far as I’m aware, the group’s more than 5 million members make it the biggest shooter’s rights association in the world. Some 80,000 people are expected at this year’s gathering, more than SHOT Show.

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Owning a Gun Doesn’t Make You a Criminal, By Steve Barta

The following was written by Steve Barta in December 2015 after a shooting massacre in San Bernardino, California, and tweeted to the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights. The CCFR replied today, just as news was breaking of a shooting attack against police officers in Paris.

Timeless relevance?

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