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Even in Toronto a mall shooting?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by retiredgal, Jun 2, 2012.

  1. retiredgal

    retiredgal Post Falls, Idaho Active Member

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    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

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    Considering you can't have guns in Canadia I don't even see how a gun control activist could touch this.
     
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  3. retiredgal

    retiredgal Post Falls, Idaho Active Member

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    Exactly! There of all places shows the issue isn't the tools available but the mental health aspect of possible shooters.
     
  4. 4Freedom

    4Freedom Boise, Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Well actually, you can own guns in Canada.. Conceal carry is illegal, but Canada has one of the highest number of gun owners in the world, next to USA and a couple other countries. However, considering conceal carry is illegal I don't know how the shooter was not afraid to go into the mall and start shooting everyone.. :p
     
  5. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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    I'm originally from Canada and still in contact with many good friends there. As stated, there is no concept of a concealed-pistol license there. You can purchase a pistol - it is just not easy and requires more screening.

    I have several friends who are doing the needed work to acquire a pistol and ammo as a method of preparing there.
     
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    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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    With regard to the original posting, I expect to see a lot of crazy people in a SHTF situation once they are out of their meds. There are far too many people who have become dependent on mood-control drugs.
     
  7. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Toronto has seen a huge influx of african "immigrants" who bring incredible individual and gang violence to Toronto. I have chatted with several citizens there about it. Of course as already said no CCW there so the citizens are sitting ducks
     
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    Wolfcry Washougal New Member

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    Gang violence is a problem in Canada, with various US gangs moving north, they often will just open fire or gun down people for no reason other than they were in the way or annoyed them. Of course they don't have to worry about any law abiding non gang members shooting back since as others have said there is no CCW. Gun control advocates would likely take this and say "see, every country needs to have strict gun control, it's those (insert favorite cuss word here) americans fault, all of the illegal guns come from america" and most people would believe that to be 100% true. Never mind the now recently abolished gun registry that was insecure and a shopping list for criminals for years.
     
  9. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    The gangs are african and Jamaican "immigrants"