Gun Crime

Listen Up Canada, U.S. Gun Laws Affect You Too

Dariusz Dziewanski | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada
Dariusz Dziewanski

Canadians have a vested interest in following the U.S. gun debate, both to understand how laws passed there laws can affect us practically and to learn lessons from the mistakes that can be made by painting intricate issues with broad stokes.

Gun Crime Doesn't Pay -- In Fact, It Costs Billions

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.14.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Crimes involving guns cost Canadians more than $3 billion a year, suggests an internal Justice Department study that may stoke the gun-contro...

Batman Massacre is a Crime Unique to Democracies

Peter Worthington | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

There are several reasons why America hosts most of the recent mass slaughterings. While such incidents can happen anywhere, they are most prevalent in free, or democratic countries. In autocratic or repressive regimes, mass killings by explosives are for political reasons - Chechen terrorism in the Moscow theatre bombing or the Beslan school massacre. But not random, mindless slaughter. There is no logical way to prevent such massacres in a democracy.