Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a comprehensive ban on the sale or use of semiautomatic rifles in the country Friday, broadly forbidding the ownership of rifles such as the AR-15 after a mass shooting in the country’s Nova Scotia province.
Canada already has a comprehensive licensing program for gun ownership, and magazine capacity is starkly restricted to a maximum of five rounds. But apparently this isn’t enough, and as of Friday gun owners are prohibited from acquiring, selling, or using their semiautomatic rifles.
It appears that the Canadian government is preparing to institute a wide-ranging buyback program, as well. The nation’s parliament is going to create a program that will provide “fair compensation” to gun owners in exchange for taking their guns. Trudeau also said that the gun restriction will include a grandfathering program for gun owners who want to keep their rifles, although it does appear possible that the gun ban will include a mandatory buyback, essentially a confiscation.
There are an estimated 80,000+ AR-style rifles legally owned in Canada. Trudeau’s ban also forbids the ownership of other common rifles, such as the Ruger Mini-14 rife.
Trudeau claims that “there is no use and no place for such weapons in Canada.”
At least some rifles seem to have escaped the wide-ranging ban, which includes more than 1,500 models of so-called “assault weapons.” The Soviet SKS rifle and American M1 Garand are among the most practical rifles that the Canadian government hasn’t restricted, and these weapons may be left as the go-to choice for Canadian gun owners seeking a weapon for self defense.
National Foundation for Gun Rights Pitched in $50K for Kyle Rittenhouse’s Legal Defense
They’re stepping up to the plate.
The National Foundation for Gun Rights (NFGR) announced on September 17, 2020 that they are providing $50,000 of aid to Kyle Rittenhouse, who is facing various criminal charges after he defended himself and business owners from leftist agitators in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
“I spoke with Kyle’s mother this morning to let her know NFGR received over a thousand donations amounting to over $50,000 from folks who support her son,” declared Dudley Brown, Executive Director of the National Foundation for Gun Rights.
Rittenhouse’s mother was thankful about receiving the donation. She stated, “No words can describe what we’re going through. Thank you so much – and I know Kyle and the rest of the family would say thank you too.”
NFGR’s funds will go towards the Kyle Rittenhouse trust fund that is being operated by his attorney, John Pierce. The funds will only be used according to the desires of Kyle Rittenhouse’s mother.
“We want Kyle to have the best defense possible,” remarked Brown. “If he were getting a fair shake from prosecutors, he would be home with his family right now instead of spending weeks in a jail without bail.”
According to video footage taken on the night of August 25th, 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse was fleeing an armed mob who were screaming, “Beat him up!” and “Get that dude!”
“The left is doing everything in their power to portray a 17-year-old kid as the villain,” stated Brown. “We believe Kyle acted legally and defended himself from a dangerous group of armed thugs whose clear intent was to cause permanent harm.”
The National Foundation for Gun Rights plans on continuing to back the Rittenhouse family until Kyle is able to receive justice for simply exercising his sacred right to self-defense.
NFGR is the legal arm of the National Association for Gun Rights. Since its founding in 2000, NAGR has been one of the leading no compromise, Second Amendment organizations in the country.
Unlike most organizations, they’re willing to fight all unconstitutional gun control legislation at the federal and state level. Second Amendment supporters can donate to NAGR and NFGR at the links below:
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