Garry Breitkreuz

Mar 102009
 

$2 billion worth of police will save more lives than one gun registry

Garry Breitkreuz, MPby Garry Breitkreuz
MP (CPC), Yorkton-Melville

When the national long-gun registry was introduced 14 years ago, I believed it would help keep Canadians safe.

After many years of research, consultation and more than 600 access-to-information requests as a Member of Parliament, I now know that nothing could be further from the truth. The gun registry has not saved one life in Canada, and it has been a financial sinkhole, estimated to have cost some $2-billion. Imagine how many more police we could have on the streets if we had invested more wisely. Continue reading »

Feb 092009
 

BREITKREUZ BILL TO SCRAP THE USELESS LONG-GUN REGISTRY

Registry proves that law-abiding gun owners are not the problem

 Ottawa – Saskatchewan M.P. Garry Breitkreuz has introduced a Private Members’ Bill to scrap the decade-old Canadian long-gun registry (see link below to Bill C-301).

The long-gun registry was originally budgeted to cost Canadians $2 million, but the price tag spiraled out of control to an estimated $2 billion a decade later. Breitkreuz says it’s time to pull the plug on this useless money pit, because theregistry has not saved one single life since it was introduced. Continue reading »

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