UN

Mar 312017
 

The UN: utterly useless at anything that actually matters, but still managing to relentlessly meddle in your personal business since 1945.

CSAAA UPDATE – Canadian Firearms Marking Regulation

UNby CSAAA

PETERBOROUGH, ON, March 28 – On June 1st, 2017 the Canadian Firearms Marking Regulation under Bill C-10A will come into effect. The current regulation, as written, requires all firearms (as defined by the Criminal Code of Canada) imported into the country be marked “by permanently stamping or engraving on the firearm’s frame or receiver the word “Canada” or the letters “CA” and (a) in the case of a manufactured firearm, the name of the manufacturer and the firearm’s serial number; and (b) in the case of an imported firearm, the last two digits of the year of the importation.” Continue reading »

Sep 262016
 

Some things are worse than useless; this is one of them

CSAAA Position Statement on Canada’s Firearms Marking Regulation

Canada’s robust firearms import/export regulations already comply with the recommendations of the UN Firearms Protocol – the Criminal Code Firearms Marking Regulation goes too far.

On June 1st, 2017 Canada’s Criminal Code Firearms Marking Regulation, passed into law in 2004, will come into force. The Firearms Marking Regulation is the Canadian Government’s interpretation of the recommendations contained in the UN Firearms Protocol, which Canada signed in 2001.

Read more at: CSAAA Position Statement on Canada’s Firearms Marking Regulation

Jul 122014
 

No big deal?  Think again.

CSSA/CILAby Tony Bernardo
CSSA/CILA

In the wake of our Commentary in the last CSSA E-News about the destructive effect that the U.N. gun marking scheme would have in the Canadian marketplace, we received a note from an E-News reader.

The note opined: “My Norinco pump has CA marked on it. Didn’t devastate anything.”

CSSA executive director Tony Bernardo has delivered several speeches on the subject at the United Nations in New York City over the years. He warns this reader that it would be a mistake to consider the proposed U.N. gun marking regime as non-threatening. Continue reading »

Mar 212013
 

National Firearms AssociationApparently, Thursday is Acronym Day here. Here’s the NFA’s presentation, from their Facebook page:

Mr./Madame President, I am Charles Zach, representing Canada’s National Firearms Association. Canada’s National Firearms Association is the largest civil rights organization in Canada promoting the rights of firearms owners. We believe that current attempts by the UN to regulate trade in arms will have a damaging effect upon the ability of free people to have access to firearms and ammunition for legitimate purposes, including defending their families. Civilian access to firearms is a necessary characteristic of a free society. Continue reading »

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