Want to help kill the LGR once and for all? Here’s your chance
Alright folks, it’s time to take the crowbars to our wallets.
Most of you already know about the stunt that Quebec is trying to pull in keeping the LGR data. What not so many of you might know is that Marc-André Lussier is stepping up to fight it, and he needs our help. I contacted his lawyer, Guy Lavergne and got this from him today:
FIGHTING THE TRANSFER OF THE LONG GUN REGISTRY DATA TO QUEBEC
My name is Guy Lavergne. I am an attorney and member of the Bar of the Province of Quebec. I am also a hunter, and shooter.
In early April 2012, the Quebec Government filed legal action against the Canadian Government, before the Quebec Superior Court, seeking to prevent the destruction of the long gun registry data, and the transfer of said data in order to start its own long gun registry.
Thus far, the Quebec Superior Court has issued two safeguard orders and one interlocutory injunction, in which it ordered the Canadian Government to preserve the data, and keep collecting data in relation to Quebec gun owners. The latest such order is to remain in effect, pending a determination of the matter on its merits by the Quebec Superior Court.
Up until that point, only the respective governments had been represented before the Superior Court. No organization or individual had stepped up to represent the legal interests of individual gun owners.
On May 11, 2012, I filed an Intervention on behalf of Mr. Marc-André Lussier (the “Intervener”) , in the ongoing litigation between Quebec and Canada, over the transfer of the long gun registry data. Continue reading »