An ArmchairMayor.ca editorial by Mel Rothenburger.
CAN YOU HEAR it — the exasperation from gun owners at Tuesday’s unveiling of new federal firearms legislation?
The new rules will do nothing to increase public safety, while targeting law-abiding gun owners, says Canada’s National Firearms Association. It’s a first step to bringing back the long-gun registry, they say.
Add quite a few weak-kneed Liberal backbenchers scared out of their pants at the thought of losing the so-called “rural” gun vote, and the anti-gun types who say the bill doesn’t go far enough, and the gun-control debate is once again at full volume.
It’s all a lot of noise about a little tinkering.
Mel Rothenburger’s Armchair Mayor editorials appear Mondays through Thursdays on CFJC- TV. His Armchair Mayor column is published Saturdays on ArmchairMayor.ca and CFJC Today. Contact him at email@example.com.