Skip to comments.When all else fails--blame the Americans
Posted on 10/26/2005 6:46:07 PM PDT by kerryusama04
According to the Toronto Star, the Liberal government is set to announce new and tougher laws to fight crime. In addition to proposed new legislation the federal government is also considering suing U.S. gun manufactures for the fact that some of their firearms are smuggled into Canada and used by Canadians to kill other Canadians. Toronto police have estimated that 50 percent of the guns that are found on the streets of Toronto have their origins south of the border.
The government intends to sue the manufacturers both in the United States and in Canada if the company has assets in this country. If the government intends to sue in the U.S. they better be quick about it. Last Thursday Congress passed, and George Bush is expected to sign, a law prohibiting people from suing manufacturers of guns because their products work as they are intended to work.
It is hard to see how American companies who sell a legal product in the United States can be held responsible for their product getting past our customs officers. Beefing up the border might be a better solution but it wont get as many votes as blaming the Americans will.
The proposals that were given to the Toronto Star seem strangely silent about the other 50 percent of the guns that presumably have Canadian origins. Oops almost forgot the gun registry. The billion dollar boondoggle was supposed to stop all the violence that is currently taking place. But it seems that the bad guys arent registering their guns; they should be put in jail. So to all those who will get wasted in the weeks and months ahead on the streets of Toronto or Vancouver by a Canadian gun, looks like youre out of luck. So sorry.
(Excerpt) Read more at canadafreepress.com ...
Unfortunately for our friends up north, the US manufacturers will probably pull up stakes and Para will probably move to Oklahoma (I would prefer Missouri).
I think the US reached that point in its racial relations along about Nat Turner's Rebellion.
This inequality is what started my 2A advocacy.
No. . .by their mistakes, we all know them.
LOL ... No
Perhaps it's time for those Canadian Mounties to get off their high horse(s) and get the job done...
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