A reluctance to enforce the law

Demers, Jim
September 1993
Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;9/20/93, Vol. 20 Issue 40, p28
Cites figures from National Firearms Association President Dave Tomlinson which show that violent crime is rising at a faster rate in Canada than it is in the United States. Tomlinson contends the Criminal Code supplies a weapon that could be used to curb the violence trend, but isn't. What Section 85 provides for; Murder of Edmonton gun shop manager Gordon Davidge allegedly by three teenagers; None of the three is charged with firearms offenses.


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