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This Case Epilogue written February 1, 2017 is intended to provide context to this web site as it documents a Canadian constitutional challenge spanning from 2004 to 2016. Bruce Montague determined to expose the constitutional violations in the Canadian Firearms Act. After being charged, mounting a constitutional challenge and appealing to the Supreme Court of Canada, Montague's case was dismissed without reasons. With Bruce in jail, the Montagues then faced an another twist of injustice -- the confiscation of their home and property by the Ontario government. The Montagues fought the civil forfeiture of their home for years until, in the summer of 2016, the Canadian Constitution Foundation was instrumental in negotiating with the Ontario Civil Forfeiture department to drop the lien against the Montague home. The Canadian Constitution Foundation deserves our support as they continue to fight other cases of injustice around the country. YOU COULD BE NEXT! Canada is undergoing a quiet revolution and your fundamental rights and freedoms are at stake!
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Monday, 22 November 2004

Kevin Libin, Editor
Western Standard

Dear Mr Libin

Re: Letter to Editor / Civil Disobedience to the Firearms Act

According to researchers for the Library of Parliament the Firearms Act may survive a constitutional challenged based upon the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (“Report Say Firearms Act Is Unassailable”, Western Standard, Matthew Stuart, 22Nov04). But when Mr Stuart suggests that opponents of the law “might want to rethink their strategy,” he is making the mistaken assumption that we view a Supreme Court decision as the endgame in our efforts to protect our Liberty. The private ownership of firearms is based upon much more than a legal proposition. The Right of individual self-defense is a moral imperative that predates any government.

A Charter challenge is but the first step in our campaign to have this unjust law repealed. While we eagerly await the opportunity to exposed this fraudulent law in court, we certainly are under no illusions about a Supreme Court packed with Jean Chrétien and Paul Martins’ liberal appointees. But as good citizens we must at least give the courts the opportunity to judge our petition fairly.

Civil disobedience, as political philosopher John Rawls noted, only actually begins after the courts have ruled upon the constitutionality of a law.

So regardless of the court pronouncements, we will continue our drive to protect our Liberty. We will not surrender the most basic of all human Rights to the government. Like Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. before us, we will take our peaceful, nonviolent appeal directly to the people.

Do Canadians truly support an unnecessary, horrendously expensive, ineffective law ? Do Canadians actually want a deceitful law which strips innate, inalienable Rights and Freedoms from responsible citizens and sends then to prison while violent crime continues unabated ?

As Saskatchewan MP Garry Breitkreuz recently remarked, Parliament holds the ultimate responsibility for this Act.

We totally agree. We will only rest when Parliament recognizes our Rights and repeals this mendacious law.

Thank you for your consideration.


Edward B. Hudson, DVM, MS
Canadian Unregistered Firearms Owners Association
402 Skeena Crt
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 4H2
(306) 242-2379

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