Alberta justice minister accuses feds of targeting ‘law-abiding Canadians’ with new gun legislation
Alberta’s justice minister says he believes the federal government’s newly-tabled firerarms legislation “is more interested in targeting law-abiding Canadians rather than the criminals who recklessly endanger public safety.”
In a statement issued Tuesday evening, Kaycee Madu offered his reaction to the proposed gun legislation that would let municipalities effectively ban handguns through bylaws that restrict their possession, storage and transportation.
“The federal government seems to be obsessively focused on duly-licensed Canadian firearms owners,” Madu said. “Hundreds of thousands of Canadians purchased their property legally, and have used that property legally and…