Originally Posted by mcguyver
And that argument won't fly in Canada, ever. Canadians have been precluded by law from carrying a weapon for 2 generations now, since the 1970's. You ain't gonna get the horse back into the barn after that amount of time in pasture.
So then what?
Ever ... is a very long time..
At this point the effort has to be on creating a rational dialog.
If ... IF the long gun registry is abolished..It is possible to point at how ineffective and Emotionally motivated legislation can be re-approached from a more rational direction.
There are Valid points on both sides of the equation.. It is not likely that we will ever see a significant effective change in the underlying legislation that exists to restrict ownership of firearms in Canada.
I seriously doubt that we will EVER see concealed carry permits issued on a "shall issue" basis in Canada.
but lots of people said that "the long gun registry is here to stay" as well.