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

The 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….

RCMP Trains With Guns Once a Year for Half a Day

The RCMP requires its officers to train with firearms for half a day once a year beyond their basic instruction. “They’re required to qualify every year,” Deputy Commissioner Janice Armstrong told journalists today in Moncton, New Brunswick. “They’ll spend half a day at the range qualifying every year.” Emergency-response units practise with a variety of weapons,…