assault weapons

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen during an announcement on a ban on military style assault weapons during a news conference in Ottawa, Friday May 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Justin Trudeau announces federal ban on assault-style firearms in Canada (Full transcript)

’These weapons were designed for one purpose and one purpose only: to kill the largest number of people in the shortest amount of time. There is no use and no place for such weapons in Canada.’
Tom Diaz in Washington DC

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