In the Toronto Sun and other Post Media Newspapers in Canada: Trudeau’s gun ban won’t make us safer

7 May , 2020  

Dr. John Lott and Professor Gary Mauser have an op-ed in the Toronto Sun and other newspapers across Canada about Prime Minister Trudeau’s gun ban.

On Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau immediately banned the sale of 1,500 models and variants of firearms.

Some of these guns are already banned, but the guns he banned are not the “military-grade assault weapons” that Trudeau warns of.

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Toronto Police Association says that national handgun ban won’t stop criminals from getting guns

12 Apr , 2019  

With Canada government considering a ban on handguns, the Toronto Police Association has spoken out against the ban.

“There’s no way in my world or any world I know that this would have an impact on somebody who’s going to go out and buy an illegal gun and use it to kill another person or shoot another person,” Mike McCormack, the president of the Toronto Police Association, said Friday.



On National Post Radio in Canada to talk about Canada’s possible ban on handguns

20 Dec , 2018  

Dr. John Lott was on Canada’s National Post Radio, Sirius 167, to discuss Canada’s possible ban on handguns. Lott was discussing the recent piece he had published in the National Post.

(Wednesday, December 19, 2018, from 8:32 to 8:45 AM)

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CPRC on the Canadian Broadcasting Company News Network: Explaining the hypocrisy of politicians who want armed body guards but who want laws that disarm the citizens most likely to be victims of violent crime

17 Sep , 2016  

On Saturday, Canadians saw a different view on guns from what they are normally given.  For about 8 minutes, Dr. John Lott was interviewed by Carole MacNeil about Donald Trump’s comments regarding Hillary Clinton understanding the benefit of armed bodyguards for herself but not for general citizens.  He also talked about some of his research in his new book, The War on Guns.  …

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