Category Archives: Gun control

Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 12 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

We must criminalize gun possession in Canada

Most Canadians are shocked to hear that Canada has the fourth highest level of gun violence amongst OECD nations.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Mar 29 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Controlling Gun Violence: An Introduction to Bill C-71 and Gun Control in Canada

Gun control is a hot button issue right now thanks to thousands of kids in the US. On March 24th, 2018, high schoolers, parents, and teachers across America took the trauma of surviving or hearing about school shootings and turned it into righteous anger at the people who govern them. They marched on Washington in numbers that made the Orange Egotist’s inauguration look like a One Direction concert on a school night.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 14 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

SC senators propose arming teachers, creating hate crime law

A proposal by state Sen. Kevin Bryant, R-Anderson, would allow teachers and other officials with proper clearance to carry a weapon on school property.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Mar 21 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Gun dealers who sell to criminals can be liable to shooting victims: new ruling

(Reuters) – An Indiana state law immunizing gun manufacturers and dealers from lawsuits by victims of illegal shootings does not offer blanket protection for defendants that put weapons in the hands of criminals, according to a March 17 opinion by an intermediate state appeals court.

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Slim’s Crim Law News Jan 12 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Gun Control around the world: A Primer

The debate over gun control in the United States has waxed and waned over the years, stirred by a series of mass killings by gunmen in civilian settings.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Oct 2 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

One day after the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College

Obama on US shootings: what gun laws worked in Australia and Britain?

In his speech after the shooting at a community college in Oregon in which nine people died and seven were injured, US president Barack Obama acknowledged that the failure to pass meaningful gun laws has been the most frustrating and disappointing aspect of his entire presidency.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 23 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Americans calling for more gun control.  Can it be?

After Charleston, voters must demand new gun laws

It’s another deadly deja vu.

Soon, we’ll hear another solemn presidential eulogy, this time for the innocents slaughtered at prayer in Charleston.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News June 15 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

A truly “American” approach to the recent prison escape

New York prison break demonstrates dangers of gun control

The escape of two convicted murderers from Clinton Correctional Facility in New York State has dominated national news headlines for over a week.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News May 28 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Guns in America

Guns can be carried into more public places, even churches

WICKENBURG –– More Americans can carry guns in more places than ever before. In the majority of states, law-abiding gun owners can walk into bars, restaurants and churches with their guns without fear of legal ramifications, a News 21 review of all 50 states found.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Feb 1 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

The land of the free and the right to bear arms

Albuquerque 3-year-old finds mom’s gun, wounds both parents with 1 shot

A father and mother in Albuquerque may face felony child-neglect charges after their 3-year-old boy found a gun in his mom’s purse and shot his parents in a squalid hotel room, a police spokesman said Sunday.

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