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Victory in Quebec!

Victory.pdf According to NFA President Sheldon Clare, “The unanimous decision of the Quebec Court of Appeal to deny the Quebec government access to the records of the firearms registry is a victory for firearms owners everywhere in Canada. It is also a victory for the rule of law.” Speaking from Edmonton, Clare said that Canada’s […] Read more

Canada’s National Firearms Association is the official voice of Firearms Owners on Parliament Hill

Canada’s National Firearms Association believes in accountability and transparency and that is why Canada’s National Firearms Association is proud to announce today that we are the only firearms organization registered as an official Government of Canada lobbyist group. Canada’s National Firearms Association was registered by the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying as of May […] Read more

WHY IS IT OKAY FOR CANADA TO IMPOSE A “TRAVELLER’S TAX” ON U.S. TOURISTS?

Law-abiding Americans have paid the bulk of the $25 million that Hunters and sport shooters have paid to bring their guns into Canada since 2001 Recently, a leaked plan to impose a “traveller’s fee” by the United States to pay for increased border security caused a minor spike in blood pressure. Both the Canadian and […] Read more

CHARGING FEES TO AVOID A CRIMINAL CHARGE IS BAD POLICY

“Charging a fee for people to avoid a criminal charge is simply wrong,” according to President Sheldon Clare of Canada’s National Firearms Association (NFA). “Anyone with an expired license could be facing criminal charges merely for owning their own property – the firearms license is a defence to a criminal charge. There are many problems […] Read more

CANADA’S NFA OPPOSES ARMS TRADE TREATY

The UN General Assembly passed a flawed Arms Trade Treaty this morning in New York City with 3 no votes, 23 abstaining, and 154 voting in favour.  According to NFA President Sheldon Clare, “The Arms Trade Treaty will set a dangerous precedent as a bad international agreement that will do nothing to prevent the misuse […] Read more

WHAT’S KILLING CANADIANS?

NFA PRESIDENT ASKS: “WHERE SHOULD GOVERNMENTS SPEND YOUR MONEY TO ‘SAVE JUST ONE LIFE’?” Gun control advocates in Canada and the USA argue for spending millions of scarce taxpayer dollars on questionable gun control schemes by saying, “If it saves just one life, it’s worth it.”   But National Firearms President Sheldon Clare says, “If saving […] Read more

OVER-CONTROLLING FIREARMS OFFICERS ARE SYMPTOMS OF A LARGER PROBLEM

“It’s simple – the problem is the Firearms Act and its regulations,” said NFA President Sheldon Clare, speaking from Prince George, BC.  “The Firearms Act was written in haste with an unachievable aim of keeping firearms from bad people – instead it has created a means for the Firearms Bureaucracy to seize property and over-regulate […] Read more

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