THE KEY WEAKNESSES OF THIS SURVEY:
- Question wording is slanted to support government proposals,
- Definitions of “assault rifle” and “high-capacity magazine” are incorrect and misleading,
- Support for gun bans decreases with knowledge of current gun laws,
- Sample selection is not representative [it is a panel of volunteers, not a random sample], and
- Report inadequately points out the limitations of their findings.
BY GARY MAUSER, JUSTICE FOR GUN OWNERS – MAY 25, 2019 https://justiceforgunowners.ca/survey-exaggerates-support-for-gun-bans/
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THIS LIBERAL PLAN TO DECRIMINALIZE ALL FIREARMS ACTIVITIES WHERE NO CRIMINAL INTENT OR ACTIVITY OCCURS? Documentation compiled by Dennis R. Young – Updated May 17, 2019
REQUEST FOR REVIEW: HIGH RIVER FOIP FILE PLACED ON INACTIVE CASELOAD: “This means the file will not be actively worked on. To provide my office and the parties involved adequate time to complete this review, I am extending the anticipated date of completion to February 3, 2020.” Letter from Alberta Information Commissioner dated May 1, 2019 – OPIC File #:011448 – Alberta Justice FOIP File #: 2019-G-0005 – Dennis R. Young FOIP File #019
CBSA ATIP response dated April 29, 2019 received May 7, 2019 by Dennis R. Young
- ATIP Request filed: December 30, 2017
- Delay Complaint filed May 8, 2018
- Received incomplete CBSA response dated Sept 27, 2018
- Filed Complaint about missing records on Oct 12, 2018
PUBLIC CYNICISM AS RESULT OF THE STORIES THE MEDIA CHOOSES NOT TO COVER – A short list of the missing news coverage on the RCMP Charter violations in High River, Alberta. Letter to the Editor of the Globe and Mail by Dennis R. Young
EXCERPT: So, when that politician starts talking about banning guns, ask them if they understand while they beat that drum, criminal thugs continue to shoot and kill people. They’re part of the problem. Suggest they stop wasting time talking about things that won’t work – and start doing things that will. By Mark Towhey, Toronto Sun – May 4, 2019 https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/towhey-really-want-to-end-gun-violence-try-these-7-things-to-save-lives
- Keep gun violence in perspective.
- Collect better data.
- Track offenders prohibited from owning firearms.
- Eliminate the gangs – eliminate the crimes.
- Enforce our existing laws.
- Create gang courts
- Get serious about the border.
MP BRAD TROST’S FOUR GUN CONTROL QUESTIONS: LIBERAL RESPONSES PROVIDE VERY FEW ANSWERS – Analysis, Commentary and Supporting Documentation by Dennis R. Young – May 3, 2019
LIBERAL RESPONSE TO Q-2319: Firearms Interest Police (FIP) Database Deficiencies
LIBERAL RESPONSE TO Q-2320: Auditor General Firearms Program ‘major additional costs
LIBERAL RESPONSE TO Q-2321: Benefits of Firearms Ownership
LIBERAL RESPONSE TO Q-2322: Effectiveness of Firearms Interest Police (FIP) Database
NOVEMBER 18, 2018 – Filed ATIP request for the current number of Authorization to Carry Permits issued by Province
FEBRUARY 20, 2019 – RCMP responds but withholds the number of Protection of Life Carry Permits issued advising that release of that number ‘could reasonably be expected to threaten the safety of individuals’.
MARCH 22, 2019 – Filed a complaint with the Information Commissioner of Canada about the exemption used by the RCMP to withhold the number of ATCs issued for Protection of Life.
MAY 2, 2019 – Received the RCMP reply dated April 25, 2019 with the current number of ATCs issued for Protection of Life = ONE.
ALBERTA JUSTICE FOIP: “MISTAKES WERE MADE DURING THE FLOOD” – EXCERPT: “Your government claims they didn’t give the order to smash up High River. Somebody did. That’s why Doug Griffiths stood up in the legislature the first day of the fall sitting and admitted “mistakes were made during the flood”. He couldn’t come right out and admit who gave the order could be?” Alberta Justice and Solicitor General FOIP Response dated April 12, 2019 received on April 17, 2019 by Dennis R. Young. MY COMMENT: Wonder why they have been hiding these pages for four and a half years?
BACKGROUND INFORMATION: THIRD REQUEST FOR INQUIRY: HIGH RIVER FORCED ENTRIES AND RIGHTS VIOLATIONS – Submitted to the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta dated April 9, 2019 – OPIC File: 004947 – Alberta Justice and Solicitor General File: 2014-G-0335 https://dennisryoung.ca/2019/04/11/third-high-river-request-for-inquiry-submitted/
- Inadequate Searches for Records
- Missing Meeting Minutes on $2.45 Million in Damage Claims
- Missing Meeting Minutes on Rights Violations
- Failed to Provide all Correspondence, E-Mails, Reports, Advice and Legal Opinions
- Disclosure Harmful to Law Enforcement