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B.C. MINISTER OF PUBLIC SAFETY MIKE FARNWORTH USING FALSE RCMP STATISTICS ON CRIMINAL SOURCES OF GUNS. FOIP RESPONSE: Where did the Public Safety Minister get his statistics on ‘Domestically sourced illegal firearms’? February 8, 2018

QUESTION: Is it still a democracy when the government uses fabricated police statistics to give the police more power to criminalize a targeted class of law-abiding citizens?

CALIBRE MAGAZINE: BULK OF CRIME GUNS DOMESTICALLY SOURCED? TRY 33% AT MOST.  According to the 2014 Annual Report, Western Region, produced by the RCMP Firearms Investigative & Enforcement Services Directorate and Firearms Operations and Support Unit, nowhere near 60% of all crime guns can be traced back to domestic sources. The report was uncovered by Dennis Young, who made repeated attempts to procure the information through an ATIP request, and who was initially told by RCMP staff that no such report existed before finally receiving a heavily redacted version of the report in question. by Daniel Fritter, Calibre Magazine – November 29, 2017 READ THE REST: https://calibremag.ca/bulk-of-crime-guns-domestically-sourced-false/