Hoeppner celebrates death of gun registry, defends lawful access bill

- February 15th, 2012

Conservative MP Candice Hoeppner was in the spotlight today. First, third and final reading of the bill that will kill the long-gun registry passed the House of Commons. Hoeppner has been at the “face” of Tory attempts to kill the bill  for the last couple of years. Second, as parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Public Safety, Vic Toews, Hoeppner has had to defend the controversial “lawful access” legislation, Bill C-30. (I’m not a fan).

We talked to her about both issues:

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3 comments

  1. I saw this interview on SUN TV, but I am still not certain what powers the police now have that they didn’t have before. It also seems that a warrant is needed if they want more than the Name, E-mail address and IP of the user. Is this fuzz much about nothing?

  2. Maple says:

    I hope this is intended to be “anti-crime” legislation, as opposed to restricting rights without due benefit, as the long gun registry was. The internet is the new wild west; unfettered by laws, willfully abused, and badly in need of some social conscience. You go girl.

  3. ofoab says:

    I’m reminded of Monty Python’s ” The Spanish Inquisition” line ” She’s a witch” Harper and his merry “family ” values crew screaming “Burn her “in period costumes!Memo to Uncle Vic ,Check on the dust bunnies and stay away from the baby sitter{ Video surveillance warning}. P.S. The internet is like using a public wash room, use with the same precautions !

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