CUFOA

Canadian Unlicensed Firearms Owners Association
Association canadienne des propriétaires d’armes sans permis

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Tuesday, 01 July 2014

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada
House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0A6
Dear Mr. Harper,

Re: Enforce the Firearms Act or Repeal It.

I regret having to take a page from Saskatoon author Yann Martel's playbook(1), but I have not had a response from you concerning my "Direct Challenge; Enforce the Firearms Act". Therefore I begin this year's Canada Day celebration by sending you this first monthly reminder that as a responsible firearms owner I am in open, willful non-compliance of the Firearms Act.

As I have clearly stated in my previous letters(2) and my affidavit(3), I own a Cooey .22 rifle; that I knowingly possess my rifle without a licence in direct violation of Criminal Code section 92(1):
every person commits an offence who possesses a firearm knowing that the person is not the holder of
                        (a) a licence under which the person may possess it;”

Mr. Harper, I will never submit to this unjust law that requires that I surrender my Right to self-protection. Therefore, you have only two choices:
            either
fulfill your duty and have me charged and tried in court,
            or
keep your promise to responsible firearms owners and repeal the Firearms Act.(4)

Sincerely,

 

Edward B. Hudson DVM, MS
Secretary

Ref:
1. 101 Letters to a Prime Minister: Yann Martel opens up his book club
http://www.ipolitics.ca/2012/11/28/101-letters-to-a-prime-minister-yann-martel-opens-up-his-book-club/

2. Letter of Edward B. Hudson, dated 13 July 2013
 A Direct Challenge; Enforce the Firearms Act
http://www.cufoa.ca/articles/primeminister/pm_13_july_2013b.html

3. Affidavit of Edward B. Hudson, dated 13 July 2013
            "I have never applied for, nor I do have, a licence to possess firearms."
http://www.cufoa.ca/articles/primeminister/pm_13_july_2013.html

4. Mr. Harper’s Promise to Repeal the Firearms Act
http://www.cufoa.ca/articles/primeminister/pm_19_jan_2002.html