RCMP Counts 683 Registered CZ 858/SA Rifles, Reviewing C-71 Info

RCMP CZ 858 Swiss Arms

TheGunBlog.ca — The RCMP said it has ownership details for 683 legally owned CZ 858 and SAN Swiss Arms rifles, leaving 10,000 to 15,000 other federally licensed owners at risk of instantly becoming criminals without knowing it if the government passes Bill C-71.

Canada’s national police agency also said it’s reviewing its website on the draft law after instructing gun owners to comply with it.

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RCMP Is So Eager to Ban Guns It’s Already Enforcing Bill C-71

RCMP Website Bill C-71

Screenshot: Part of RCMP website for firearm licensing, registration and classification. 08 May 2018.

(Update: Since you’re here, you may also be interested in where things stood in July 2018 by reading this article.)

TheGunBlog.ca — Canada’s federal police agency is so eager to ban guns that it’s ordering owners to register their firearms under a law that doesn’t exist.

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RCMP Failed to Provide Guns, Training: Full Text of Court Ruling

TheGunBlog.ca — The following is the full text of a Sept. 29 court ruling that found the RCMP guilty of failing to provide AR-15 rifles and training to its officers, three of whom were shot to death in June 2014 in Moncton, New Brunswick. CBC, which provided live updates of the trial, reported last week on the judge’s decision here.

The 64-page ruling was sent to TheGunBlog.ca by the court. The bold was in the original.

RelatedRCMP Trial This Week Focused on This Report Recommending AR-15

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RCMP Attack on Ruger 10/22 Owners Unites Gun-Rights Groups

Canadian Shooting Sports Association national police attack firearms communityThe RCMP’s attack on owners of the popular Ruger 10/22 small-calibre rifle is prompting Canadian gun-rights groups to unite in opposition.

The RCMP plans to reclassify 10/22 magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds of the .22 LR cartridge as “prohibited devices,” Calibre Magazine said July 18, potentially leading to criminal charges for anyone who owns, transports or sells them. Firearms-rights associations said the move isn’t allowed under Canadian laws and regulations.

“Canada’s national police force has chosen to continue its unabated attack on our nation’s law-abiding firearms community,” the Canadian Shooting Sports Association (CSSA) said July 22 on its website. “We are currently examining several options with our sister organizations and members of the industry, and we will need your participation.”

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