September 29, 2005
From: Barry Glasgow barryglasgow AT yahoo.com
To: Ottawa Sun [firstname.lastname@example.org], email@example.com,
firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Cotler.I@parl.gc.ca
Cc: Ottawa Citizen [firstname.lastname@example.org],
Toronto Sun [email@example.com],
Toronto Star [firstname.lastname@example.org],
Calgary Sun [email@example.com],
Calgary Sun [firstname.lastname@example.org],
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Not long after the Ottawa Sun's series on Canada's monumentally failed
Firearms Act, I had the displeasure of reading about the plight of one
unfortunate citizen who has run afoul of this law.
In an attempt to remedy he and his wife's situation and to expose the
egregious infringements this law puts on the rights of good Canadians,
Bruce Montague of Dryden Ontario launched a constitutional challenge to
As a result, the Crown countered by using "proceeds of crime" measures
intended for organized crime to initiate a seizure of the Montague home
- - clearly bent on thwarting the Montague's ability to finance their
Not only has the Firearms Act wasted billions of dollars with no impact
on the criminal use of firearms, the government is now wasting its
endless resources to harass and destroy the lives of its law-abiding
These police state tactics belong in the former Soviet Union.
Instead of taking the easy approach by harassing upstanding members of
society, why don't Attorney General Michael Bryant and Crown Attorney
James McKeachie put a little effort in dealing with the low-lifes who
are shooting up the streets of Toronto?
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