Is it the gun or the person?
By Jarrett Stepman ~
“Other than using firearms for sport shooting and hunting, there is no reason anyone in Canada should need guns in their everyday lives.”
That’s what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at a press conference Monday when announcing a proposed law that would ban the sale of handguns in his country. The move followed the horrific shooting at an Uvalde, Texas, elementary school that left 19 children and two teachers dead.
Is the right to bear arms really about hunting and sport? Is it a quirk of the American system and nothing more?
“Commonsense” gun control in Canada has quickly progressed to a ban on handguns and mass confiscation schemes. Pictured: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks March 31, 2016, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The Canadian measure, if passed, would prevent the importing, buying, or selling of handguns…
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