Calling for a 10-year Jail Sentence
For People Convicted of Possessing an
Whereas only Police Officers, members of Canadian Armed Forces, or legally authorized persons, are allowed to carry handguns; and
Whereas there is no legitimate reason for any person to carry or possess a handgun that is stolen or illegally obtained; and
Whereas handguns are a grave danger to the safety of the citizens of Toronto; and
Whereas too many innocent people are being victimized by criminals carrying and using unlawful handguns that they have no legal right to possess;
Therefore, we the undersigned, call upon the Federal Government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper to enact legislation that would impose a 10-year jail sentence to anyone convicted of possessing an unlawful handgun.