88794Re: Media Myth - Guns Are Always Bad for Us
- Jan 1, 2006At 03:09 AM Sunday 1/1/2006, Doug Pensinger wrote:
>Nick Lidster wrote:I doubt it seems that way to those who believe
>>Currently there are really 2 camps that are slugging it out on this issue,
>>the liberals who want more laws and to create a new gun task force within
>>the RCMP who are in a huge manpower shortage. Then there is the
>>Conservatives who are taking a stance on increasing funding to the provinces
>>and increasing the funding to the RCMP to enforce the current laws, as well
>>as increasing sentence lengths and giving mandatory min sentences for all
>>firearm related crimes.
>>The main problem with the RCMP shortage is that after a decade of budget
>>cuts the RCMP cannot cover all its duties properly so officers are tasked
>>from major crime division to fill gaps in local districts. Right now I
>>believe that the RCMP staffing is at 80% of needed positions and the ONE
>>training school for them can only put through 1500 cadets a year.
>Sounds like the conservatives have the more practical solution in this case.
that all guns are eeeeeevil . . .
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