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RCMP Outlines Details, Timeline of Nova Scotia Massacre

https://youtu.be/PHlc1EXJhho?t=3943 TheGunBlog.ca — The RCMP outlined the details and timeline of last weekend’s shooting massacre in Nova Scotia in a statement and . . . This content is for subscribing members. Please sign in below, or subscribe.

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Nova Scotia Attacker Didn’t Have ‘FAC’ Gun Licence, RCMP Says

https://youtu.be/1Hvf5zAhtJo?t=2794 TheGunBlog.ca — The man behind last weekend’s mass attacks in Nova Scotia didn’t have a Firearms Acquisition Certificate, the RCMP said today in addressing whether he had a gun licence. Canadian gun owners breathed easier on the assumption the police meant a . . . This content is for subscribing members. Please sign in…

Five Realities to Stop Ignoring If We Aim to Stop Mass Attackers

TheGunBlog.ca — Canadian and U.S. politicians and mass media are acting out their usual routine following the weekend massacres in the U.S. and a few attacks across Toronto. Politicians exploit the events to win votes. Media exploit the events to win eyeballs. Everyone blames everyone except the person who pulled the trigger. (Blame: Trump, Scheer,…

How Terrorists Run the World, and Other Thoughts on New Zealand

TheGunBlog.ca — A man shot 50 people dead and injured 34 others at two mosques on March 15 in Christchurch, New Zealand, the New Zealand Herald reported. The following are personal thoughts related to the event and its significance. How Mass Murderers and Terrorists Run the World Here’s how criminals and terrorists hack democracy to…

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‘Straw Buyers:’ Under 2 People Charged Per Year, Research Shows

TheGunBlog.ca — Fewer than two Canadians a year are charged with making so-called “straw purchases” of guns, according to a researcher who analyzed public reports. Here’s a look at the numbers in context, why the RCMP doesn’t have the data, and what it all means. Summary No stats. Canada doesn’t have any official statistics on…

14 Stats You Should Know About Guns and Crime: Senator Don Plett

TheGunBlog.ca — Canadian Senator Don Plett, a leading defender of hunters, farmers and sport shooters, published the following facts and statistics about firearms and crime on Jan. 4 on his website, DonPlett.ca. The article is reprinted here with permission. About Senator Plett Plett delivered a devastating critique of Bill C-71, the government’s planned law against lawful…

Paris Riots Show How Quickly Mass Violence and Destruction Erupt

TheGunBlog.ca — Last night’s riots by “urban guerillas” in Paris and across France show how quickly anti-government mass violence and destruction can erupt, even in the most advanced, beautiful and peaceful democracies. #France: #Macron outraged by #casseurs damage to #ArcDeTriomphe during #YellowVests #Paris manif Sat. pic.twitter.com/eFuo2hSr6i — Hyper Observer (@HyperObserver) December 2, 2018 Highlights Photos…

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Gang Shooting Homicide Rate Doubles Since Liberals Took Office

TheGunBlog.ca — Fatal gang shootings rose in Canada for a third straight year in 2017, Statistics Canada said today. They almost doubled as a share of total homicides since 2015, the year the Liberal Party was elected to government. “The proportion of gang-related homicides committed with a firearm has been steadily increasing since 2015,” the…

Scheer Would ‘Not Target Law-Abiding Gun Owners,’ He Tells CP24

TheGunBlog.ca — Andrew Scheer, the leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, told CP24 television he wouldn’t target law-abiding gun owners to stop violent criminals if he were prime minister, differing from the Liberal government’s Bill C-71. Scheer made the comment to CP24 on July 5 in response to a question about illegal shootings in Toronto….