gun control

In whose interest? Women, violence and loosening gun controls in Canada

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English
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YWCA Canada
Publication Date: 
2011
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

YWCA Canada’s Brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee in November 2011 Public Safety and National Security on Bill C-19.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Coalition for Gun Control

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Advocacy

Founded in the wake of the Montreal massacre, the Coalition for Gun Control was formed to reduce gun death, injury and crime. The Coalition supports:
Legislation which includes:

• possession permits which are periodically renewed for ALL gun owners
• a cost-effective system to register all guns
• a total ban on assault weapons and large capacity magazines
• controls on the sale of ammunition
• tougher restrictions on handguns

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Primary Telephone: 
(416)604-0209
Email Address: 
71417.763@compuserve.com
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Street Address: 
P.O Box 90062
Addt'l Street Address: 
1488 Queen St. W.
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6K 3K3

Just the facts: reducing domestic homicide

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The Coalition for Gun Control
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The Coalition for Gun Control
Publication Date: 
March 2010
Publication Place: 
Montréal, QC

This fact sheet describes the views of women’s groups across the country advocating for continuing the firearms law. They are saying:

- Women’s groups from across the country insist that the firearms law is an essential tool in combating violence against women.

- Access to firearms is also one of the top five risk factors associated with domestic homicide in Canada.

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