GUNTER: National handgun ban won’t improve public safety

Since the devastating and deadly shooting Muslim terror attack on Toronto’s trendy Danforth Ave. in late July, Toronto city council has voted overwhelmingly to ask Ottawa for the power to ban handgun sales within city limits. Meanwhile, Montreal city council has voted unanimously to ask for a nationwide ban on handguns.

Then this past week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked his minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction — former Toronto police chief Bill Blair — to investigate the kind of ban Montreal politicians are requesting.

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