TheGunBlog.ca — PolyRemembers paid for a Canada-wide survey to promote gun bans as the government drafts new firearm laws.
TheGunBlog.ca — PolySeSouvient has raised $2,185 in two days from 14 donors in a GoFundMe.com campaign to help ban many popular semi-automatic rifles in Canada.
TheGunBlog.ca — It’s disappointing that Shoppers Drug Mart Corp., Canada’s largest drugstore chain, will stop selling Recoil magazine after a tweet by a former mayor of Toronto. The idea of boycotting anti-gun companies is appealing, but it’s unrealistic for most of us, and going to a competitor might be worse.
TheGunBlog.ca — Every year, a group uses the anniversary of the Ecole Polytechnique massacre of Dec. 6, 1989, for its anti-gun marketing blitz. While Canadian shooters brace for the annual campaign, an analysis of Google searches suggests most people don’t connect Polytechnique with gun control.
TheGunBlog.ca — Ekos Research Associates doesn’t only run opinion polls about gun bans, it also promotes gun bans.
Canadians paid $380,600 to the Coalition for Gun Control in 2002 through government funding, according to a report by the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada and published by Hoplite Tactical. Even if it was 15 years ago, it shows how gun owners, shooters and hunters finance those fighting us.
This isn’t just ancient history.
The Canadian Medical Association Journal released a study today showing that an average of one child and young adult was shot each day in Ontario between 2008 and 2012.
The following is some context based on what we know and what we don’t know. TheGunBlog.ca has requested an interview with the lead researcher.
The organizers of a Brazilian jiu-jitsu championship in Quebec said they cancelled the martial-arts event after police threatened to arrest participants for practicing an illegal combat sport.
The video ad by States United to Prevent Gun Violence made me sigh. It’s about a store in New York City that sells the kinds of firearms used by people who accidentally or deliberately killed people. It shows potential customers entering the shop to buy a gun, and being shocked and saddened to learn that so-and-so used this model of firearm to kill so-and-so.
The ad is professional. It’s clever. It’s emotional.
It’s also one sided and misleading. Continue reading