Spoiler alert: Stolen guns arm criminals, and limiting gun carrying outside the home reduces violent crime.
Important differences mark the gun control policies of the Conservative and Liberal parties, in particular.
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.