Canada's failed Long Gun Registry was an expensive and useless exercise that did not help solve a single crime according to police, but at least 'the trains ran on time' - to butcher the analogy. The same cannot be said for South Africa’s Central Firearms Registry, where backlogs for both licenses and amnesties are piled six feet high throughout a building that's been … [Read more...]
Reform Canada’s Broken Firearm Prohibition Order System
NOTE: This is an excerpt from my 45-page Special Report "Designed to Fail: Canada’s Broken Firearm Prohibition Order System and How to Fix It." In the pages ahead I will make the case for a new firearm prohibition order system – one modeled after the United Kingdom’s Management of Sexual and Violent Offenders (MOSOVO) Units. Unlike Canada, … [Read more...]
Dr. Mike Ackermann’s Answer to RCMP Unfinished Receiver Edict
Dr. Mike Ackermann is one of my favourite people. He's intelligent and has a heart bigger than the Atlantic ocean. He's on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Shooting Sports Association (CSSA) and devotes incredible amounts of time, energy and money to defending our firearm rights. He's also mischieveous and willing to put Government in its place without a moment's … [Read more...]
Why the Flood of Firearm Registration Certificates in My Mailbox?
This past week I my mailbox overflowed with firearm registration certificates for restricted firearms. I found this, to say the least, puzzling, as I've had no contact with the Canadian Firearms Centre for ages, nor had I purchased any firearms recently. After checking the registration certificates against my own restricted firearms I discovered these were not for new guns … [Read more...]