Grits ‘misfire’ on gun bill


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The ruling federal Liberals have misfired on recent firearms legislation, says the Peace River – Westlock MP.

Arnold Viersen says in a news release Feb. 23 that the proposed legislation [Bill C-21] will do very little to prevent criminals from committing crimes with firearms.

“This government should be investing in police anti-gang units instead of severely penalizing law-abiding Canadian firearms owners,” says Viersen.

He adds he will oppose every Liberal attempt to place additional regulatory burdens on law-biding gun owners. He has pointed out on numerous occasions the vast majority of gun crimes are committed by people who have illegally obtained those weapons.

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