Handguns: Canada proposes complete freeze on ownership

Posted on AllSides May 30th, 2022
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Reuters

Canada should introduce a total ban on the buying and selling of all handguns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said.

His government is proposing a new law that would freeze private ownership of all short-barrelled firearms.

The legislation would not ban the ownership of handguns outright - but would make it illegal to buy them.

Mr Trudeau's proposal comes days after a deadly shooting at a Texas primary school, in the neighbouring US, killed 21 people.

The bill. which was presented to Canada's parliament on Monday, makes it impossible to...

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