Australian Gun Control Fails

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Via email from the CSSA

Civilian disarmament advocates tout Australia’s gun control program, brought in after the horrific mass shooting in Port Arthur in 1996, as a resounding success.

In April 2015, US President Barack Obama claimed, “When Australia had a mass killing … it was just so shocking the entire country said, ‘Well, we’re going to completely change our gun laws,’ and they did. And it hasn’t happened since.”

Business Insider reports, “Australia hasn’t experienced a massacre similar to Port Arthur since.”

Reuters reports, “The country has had no mass shootings since.”

There is only one problem with all those statements. They aren’t true.

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Bill C-42 Six Month Grace Period Comes Into Force

 

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Via Email from the CSSA

A provision contained in Bill-C42, the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act, was Gazetted today, The government announced its intention to enact the Six-Month Grace Period for expired licenses on November 30, 2017.

This progressive provision, developed by former Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney, the CSSA and the Canadian Firearms Advisory Committee, establishes a six-month Grace Period for firearms licence holders that inadvertently fail to renew their licences on time.

Importantly, this provision permits the individual to renew without being in criminal possession of firearms they already own, prevents the loss of Grandfathering rights and provides reasonable reminders to encourage the individual to renew in a timely manner.

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CCFR Women’s Program Fundraising Calendar

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Via the CCFR

It is finally here! The 2018 CCFR Gunnie Girl Calendar!

On our cover we are featuring this year’s face of the Women’s Program – Yolanda Bouzane, Alberta/Saskatchewan Regional Field Officer Coordinator.

This year’s calendar highlights and promotes some of our amazing CCFR women with beautiful, tasteful and stunning photos of them and their favourite firearms. The funds raised from this year’s calendar will be going right back into the women’s program and the possibilities are endless. Thank you to the all sponsors and to the ladies who made this project possible and a special thanks to you for buying a calendar and helping to bring more women into the sport.

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