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Australia,Canada

23 October 2006

National Post, Column

Last Monday in this space, I wrote that Canada should not consider banning guns in light of last month's Dawson College shootings. Many commentators and politicians, particularly in urban centres, have been calling for a prohibition on the civilian ownership of guns. "Why does anyone other a soldier or police officer need a weapon?," has been a common refrain. I asked why take the legal property of law-abiding citizens when there is every reason to believe such a... (GunPolicy.org)

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