Alberta Vows to Defend Gun Rights Against Trudeau’s Attacks — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney vowed today to use the Canadian Constitution, provincial regulations and possibly a lawsuit to defend the rights of hunters, farmers and sport shooters against the federal Liberal Party’s attacks. Why It Matters The plans show Kenney as one of the strongest and most-vocal defenders of justice and the rule…

Alberta Will Name Its Own CFO, May Back Lawsuit Against Gun Bans — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney expects to pass a motion to name a provincial Chief Firearms Officer “in the days to come,” and may back a lawsuit to stop the federal government’s gun confiscations.

– Video of Kenney and Doug Schweitzer
– Transcript
– Text of CFO motion

| | |

Bullet Points: Week of 2020 May 25

Updated daily throughout the week.

Highlights This Week
– RCMP Resumes Processing Gun-Licence Applications, Cards
– Liberal Party Continues Disinformation Campaign on Gun Confiscations
– John Hipwell Sues Liberals, RCMP to Stop Gun Confiscations
– Police Could Charge May 1 Gun Buyers and Sellers: CSAAA Tweet
– News Bullets From Other Media/Sources

Trudeau Gun Confiscations Violate Constitution, Cox Lawsuit Says

(Update May 28 at 20:25 Toronto time: Adds government response.) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s order for hunters, sport shooters and businesses to surrender our firearms violates the Constitution and should be struck down, said a lawsuit initiated by J.R. Cox. The Notice of Constitutional Question filed today in the Court of Queen’s…

CCFR-Led Group Sues Liberals, RCMP to Stop Gun Confiscations

(Update May 28: Adds government response.) — The Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights is leading a group that sued the government and federal police today, challenging the constitutionality of a gun-confiscation order targeting hunters, sport shooters and businesses. The filing asked the Federal Court: to strike down the governing Liberal Party’s May 1 cabinet…

Hipwell Hires Burlew, Seeks $100,000 to Fight Liberal Abuse of Power — The founder of one of Canada’s biggest family-owned gun stores hired a leading firearm lawyer to fight the Liberal Party’s May 1 confiscation order, as resistance to a “flagrant abuse of government power” escalates. $100,000 Goal John Hipwell, the founder of Wolverine Supplies Ltd., aims to raise $100,000 after hiring Edward Burlew to…