• Trudeau Announces ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban following Mass Shooting in Nova Scotia

    Trudeau Announces ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban following Mass Shooting in Nova Scotia

    Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced a ban on 1,500 types of firearms designated as “assault weapons” by Canada’s federal government, following a mass shooting in Nova Scotia in late April. “Effective immediately, it is no longer permitted to buy, sell, transport, import or use military-grade assault weapons in this country,” Trudeau said …
  • JUST IN: Trudeau announces ban on assault-style weapons in Canada

    JUST IN: Trudeau announces ban on assault-style weapons in Canada

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced that assault-style firearms would be banned in the country. The announcement follows Trudeau’s vow to push for stricter gun control after a mass shooting in Nova Scotia ended with 23 dead on April 19. Beginning on Friday, around 1,500 makes and models of military-grade firearm weapons would …
  • Supreme Court Dismisses NYC Gun Rights Case; Conservative Justices Dissent

    Supreme Court Dismisses NYC Gun Rights Case; Conservative Justices Dissent

    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a case brought by three New York City handgun owners challenging a city regulation that prohibited gun owners from transporting their firearms outside the city. The court agreed to hear the case in December, but the city then amended the regulation to allow gun owners to bring firearms to …
  • Trudeau Says Canada ‘On the Verge’ of Banning Semi-Automatic Rifles Following Deadly Shooting

    Trudeau Says Canada ‘On the Verge’ of Banning Semi-Automatic Rifles Following Deadly Shooting

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to “ensure that we’re strengthening gun control in this country” following the killing of at least 18 people by a gunman in Nova Scotia over the weekend, the deadliest shooting in Canadian history. Speaking to reporters, Trudeau said he was “on the verge” of banning semi-automatic rifles, and could …