The gunmaker's move to stop selling AR-15s to civilians is not a response to concerns about gun control. Instead it's a reflection of how prevalent the AR-15 and comparable weapons are in the US.
Some Canadian gun advocates claim military-style assault weapons like the AR-15 have never been used to commit crimes in Canada. That's inaccurate.
The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that the families of the Sandy Hook shooting victims could sue a gun maker, a decision that could open the floodgates to more lawsuits.
Canada must decide if modern semi-automatic rifles should be widely available to its citizens. Our current classification system for such guns is irrational.