Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News

Canada

10 January 2003

Western Producer (Saskatoon), Opinion

Last week hundreds and perhaps thousands of Canadians — farmers, ranchers, hunters and people of assorted other occupations — became criminals. Their crime is one of omission, not commission. They failed to register their firearms, or announce their intention to do so, by Dec. 31, 2002. Now they are "paper criminals," as firearms registry opponent Jim Turnbull, of Jarvie, Alta., termed the collective group during a New Year's Day protest. There are other words to... (GunPolicy.org)

Read More: Western Producer (Saskatoon)

8345