CANADA CRACKDOWN: Toronto Asks Trudeau to BAN ALL HANDGUNS Within City Limits

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The Toronto government passed a resolution this week that urged national lawmakers to ban the sale of all handguns and ammunition within the city limits; setting the stage for a high-stakes showdown with the region’s gun owners.

The City Council voted by a whopping 41-4 to outlaw the sale of handguns throughout the nation’s largest metropolis. In Canada, the sale of firearms is regulated by the national government’s public safety minister.

“Mayor John Tory said in a speech to council hours after the shooting that there is a growing problem of people improperly acquiring guns that were originally purchased legally. Gun deaths have accounted for 29 of Toronto’s 58 homicides this year — compared to 17 fatal shootings at this time last year,” writes the CBC.

“Why does anyone in this city need to have a gun at all?” asked Tory.

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