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English: AK-47 assault rifle

In my article, The Great Canadian-American gun divide, I highlighted the cultural divide over guns between Canada and the U.S., including one prominent Canadian TV host calling Americans “gun crazy.”

However, the divide isn’t so much about the rate of gun ownership; contrary to popular belief, Canada has a high firearms ownership rate.

According to gunpolicy.org:

In a comparison of the rate of private gun ownership in 179 countries, Canada ranked at No. 13.

Unlike in the U.S., the gun-grabbers in Canada have been in retreat in the past few years, due to the documented failure of Canada’s long-gun registry, as I documented in my article, Canada’s long-gun registry: a feel-good failure and in my interview, Shot holes in gun control arguments on Radio Liberty with Dr. Stan Monteith.

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