Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was extremely blunt about Canadians’ right to self-defense in a recent interview.
“You can’t use a gun for self-protection in Canada,” Trudeau said.
“It’s not a right that you have.”
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“You can’t use a gun for self-protection in Canada. It’s not a right that you have,” says Trudeau.
Criminals could potentially harm you and your family with ILLEGAL guns, but YOU, law-abiding citizen, do not have the right to defend yourself with a LEGAL gun. pic.twitter.com/Lt4oS24TiU
— Roberto Wakerell-Cruz ✝️ (@Robertopedia) June 10, 2022
You can get a gun for hunting or sports shooting after going through rigorous background checks, according to Trudeau.
However, Trudeau asserts that law-abiding citizens cannot have a legally purchased gun for self-defense.
“One of the things that we’re seeing with the debate in the states [USA] is you get more and more of the American-style right-to-carry, self-defense arguments filtering up through the usual more right-wing communications channels,” Trudeau said.
Maybe it’s because more and more Canadians value the 2nd Amendment protections guaranteed for Americans in the U.S. Constitution, including from a tyrannical government.
So Canadians might want to make a list of all the things they no longer have rights to:
Trudeau's minister says no absolute right to private property either.https://t.co/TK93kIQn6t
— Kar Car (@KarCar83580480) June 11, 2022
Every person has the human right of self defense. Without this right no other rights actually exist
— Rook0613 (@rook0613262) June 10, 2022
They have the right; their government is infringing the right. https://t.co/U0xz0Qho3s
— Frank J. Fleming (@IMAO_) June 13, 2022
Just a few weeks ago, Trudeau’s government introduced legislation for a national freeze on handgun ownership.