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"Another expensive, dismal failure that came from a top-down, expert-driven, policy-based law."   "Several years and perhaps a billion dollars later the bill is a shambles - it is a joke," says Roger Galloway, the Liberal Member of Parliament for Sarnia Lambton.

You know the Registry stinks when LIBERALS
 are calling their own Gun Registry a JOKE.

Startup Costs:  $2 billion 1995 - 2005($200 million/year)
Operational Costs: $100 million/yearly

Recovery Costs from the firearms community:

Principal payment fee:   $286/gun*
Licence fee:   $80**/5 years
Handgun Licence fee: $80***/5 years
Yearly Registration fee:   $25/firearm
Transfer of gun fee:   $25

Non-Compliance

Licencing
   non-compliance
70%
Handgun Registration
   non-compliance
70%
Long gun Registration
   non-compliance
 70%
* $2 Billion Cost / 7 million registered guns = $286/gun recoup start up costs.
** Required to take a $50 gun safety course..
*** Requires a restricted firearm handling course

Licencing and Registration Non-Compliance:

  • 70% of licenced handgun owners have not registered their handguns.

  • 530,000 licenced gun owners have not registered their long guns.

  • Over 5+ million gun owners do not have a licence and have not registered any guns.

  • Over 70% of all guns in Canada are not registered - approximately 20+ million guns in total with approximately 7 million guns registered.   Yet the government wants us to believe that there is a 90% compliance rate.

Just how many firearms and owners are their in Canada?

# of guns in Canada according to the Liberals: 16.5 Million (Dec 13/01)
# of guns according to the 1976 Liberal Party: 10.5 million (Mar 19/76)
# of guns in Canada according to the NFA/LUFA: 21 Million (NFA)
# of guns in Canada according to Gov't Canadian Firearms Center:7+million, CFC changes this number yearly to mislead Canadians into thinking they have 90% compliance.
# of gun owners in Canada according to the Liberals: 3.3 Million (May 19/98)
# of gun owners in Canada according to NFA/LUFA: 7 Million (NFA)
# of guns registered: 6,896,948 (Jul 20/04)
# of registration issued without owner's name: all of them 6,896,948 (May 27/02 1 2)
# of licenced gun owners still to register their guns: 406,834 (Jul 20/04)
# of guns registered without Serial #: 728,046 (Aug 29/02 1 2)
# of guns registration forms with blank and unknown entries: 3,235,647 (Aug 29/02)
# of guns in registry still have to be Verified: 5.1 Million (Sep 9/03 1 2)
# of stolen guns registered that weren't supposed to be: 4,438 (Sep 11/03)
# of guns lost by and stolen from the RCMP: 108 (Sep 3/03)
# of guns lost by and stolen from the Defence Dept: 409 (Jul4/02)
# of "Stickers" issued for guns without Serial #s: 813,822 (Nov 1/02)
# registered with same serial numbers as stolen guns: 250,305 (Sep 11/03)
# of foreign firearms gov't has lost track of: 288,688 (Jan 15/04 1 2 3 )
# of employees working in the gun registry: 1,800 (April 12/01 - Feb 21/02)
# of Provinces opted out of the gun registry: 8 (August 29/01)
# of Provinces refusing to prosecute Firearm Act offences: 8 (Sep 13/03)
Percentage of people that want the Registry scrapped: 76.7% (Oct 30/03 1 2 3 4 5 6)
# of crimes solved with Handgun Registry: Gov't doesn't know (May 8/96)
# of crimes solved with Registered Handguns: Gov't doesn't know (Mar 9/04 1 2)
# of guns registered with same make & serial number: 222,911 (Mar 23/02)
# of duplicate firearms registration certificates issued: 26,800 (Jul 11/02)
# of owners of Registered Handguns without a licence: 304,375 (May 27/02 1 2)
# of gun licence holders gov't has lost track of: 38,629 (Feb 27/02)
# of registered handgun owners RCMP lost track of: 11,801 (Nov 18/02)
# of duplicate firearms licences issued: 832 (Jan 24/02)
# of firearms licences issued with wrong photo: 259 (Mar 18/02)
Error Rate in firearms licences: 71% (Apr 28/00)
Error Rate in firearms registration applications: 90% + 42% (Jul 18/01 1 2)
# of known breaches of Police CPIC System from 1995 - May 2003: 306 (Feb 12/04 1 2 3)
License issued without a firearms safety course: 15,381 (Jul 11/02)
# of background checks completed: Gov't doesn't know (Jun 3/03)
Gov't claims Gun Registry has cost and will cost: $1.4 Billion (Nov 24/04)
# of Cost Questions the Liberals failed to answer: 26 (Nov 24/04)
# of Registry Effectiveness questions the Liberals failed to answer: 16 (Mar 22/04)
Gun Registry Major Contracts April 1996 - Dec 2003: $342 million (May 5/04)
Cost to privatize the Gun Registry: $371 million (July 18/02 1 2 3 4 5)
Cost of Enforcing the Gun Registry: Gov't doesn't know (May 26/03)
Cost of Enforcement - Liberal Study: at least a billion more (Mar 24/03)
Cost of Compliance for Firearm Owners: Gov't doesn't know (May 26/03)
Cost of Compliance - Registering Guns: 117+ Million (Jun 30/03)
Cost of Compliance - Licencing Firearm Owners: $250+ million (Jun 30/03)
Cost Benefit Analysis on the Gun Registry: A Cabinet Secret (Mar 25/03 1 2)
Number of Charter Rights violated by the firearms Act before it became law: 17 (Oct 5/02)
# of insurance companies who think owning a gun is a risk: Zero (Mar 5/03)
Violent crimes involving a firearm: 1.4% (Sep 7/00 1 2)
Percentage of robberies committed with Long Guns: 1% (Nov 15/04 1 2 3 4)

More of the above Quick Facts can be found at Garry Breitkruez, MP CPC, Firearms Critic's website:
http://www.garrybreitkreuz.com/firearmsquickfacts.htm


  A program cant run without money and well keep pressing the government until all the funding for this useless program is cut off completely.   - Garry Breitkreuz 

 

 

 

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