Keeping our families safe with common-sense gun control – Liberal Action
Keeping our families safe with common-sense gun control

Keeping our families safe with common-sense gun control

Crimes and homicides involving guns are on the rise in Canada — causing devastating loss for far too many Canadian families. More needs to be done to protect our communities.

That’s why Liberals are working to implement common-sense measures that will crack down on illegal handguns and assault weapons, creating safer communities while protecting the rights of law-abiding gun owners.

Add your name to support common-sense gun control.

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