In its drive to open the world to more guns, the
has now decided that our neighbors to the north are ripe for the picking. U.S. remains lucrative but why not invade a country with sensible gun laws. Mexico U.S. gun runners see a rewarding market in where certain kinds of guns are hard to get because of stricter laws. Criminal groups and terrorists up north are finding a ready supply of weapons smuggled from the Canada U.S. by “straw” buyers from Michigan to . Florida
In the years 2007 to 2011,
Canada submitted 6,574 guns to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for testing; a small amount compared to the 99,000 guns sent by . However, virtually 100 percent of Canadian guns were traced to the Mexico U.S. with over half linked to a retail purchase as compared to Mexico where two-thirds were traced to U.S. manufacturers or importers, one-third to a retail purchase. U.S.
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The difference in violence between the two countries is obvious with the Mexican drug cartels wanting AK-47 assault weapons and the Canadians looking for handguns. They are used by drug rings, Asian ethnic groups, Mafia types and motorcycle gangs. The Canadian government decries the “comparative ease of gun purchasing in the
” Former U.S. mayor David Miller commented: “For us, it's a river of guns flowing north." Toronto
Now who could possibly find anything wrong with gun laws like this? Easy, the thugs at the National Rifle Assn. (NRA) and their collection of a few million member bootlickers who bow to the organization like the
Oceania subjects to Big Brother in George Orwell’s 1984. It’s pathetic but NRA head, Wayne LaPierre, has these poor souls right where he wants them. Sitting at the kitchen table making out checks to his group of goons.
And get this…you cannot carry a concealed weapon in
unless you are a part of law enforcement. What will all those helpless people on the street do when they have no NRA gun totin’ protection against the hordes of bad guys that are always lurking in the shadows to do them harm? Should American concealed carry nutcases come across the border to rescue those in distress? Stay tuned for the next exciting chapter. Canada
And here are some figures that will blow your mind. I would like to see you gun worshippers deny these facts. In the last year that numbers are available, 2009,
There have been changes in the Canadian firearms program. One, you no longer must register non-restricted firearms. And it was decided to destroy all existing non-restricted firearms records. In case you are not familiar with Canadian gun laws, non-restricted firearms are rifles, shotguns, and any not referred to in the restricted category. Isn’t it interesting that these people have actually registered their handguns and no one has taken them away yet?
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So we’ve covered all the bases when it comes to sane gun control and proved without doubt that you can have gun laws that restrict gun ownership and still not have all-out gun violence on the streets. It is clear that a civilized country can still pass and maintain gun control laws that work, something that has to be initiated by its government. Are Canadians just smarter than Americans, or is it just a higher level of common sense? Whatever the case, it works.