Letter: Another firearms policy disaster begins in Ottawa

Editor:

What is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s obsession with firearms?

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If he did his homework, he would learn that in the past 20 years, there have been fewer than 100 people with a firearms licence that have committed a crime using their firearm.

We all remember the Liberal Party’s long gun registry (Bill C-68) in 1995, a total disaster that closed after 16 years at a cost of $2 billion of taxpayers’ money.

What Trudeau is doing is an old political tactic — get the people talking about something else so they will not talk about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and his handling of it.

I know which party I will not be voting for in the next federal election.

Jerry Hamonic

Kamloops

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