We don't have Mexican Drug Cartels in Canada, in any significant way. Here is the part you simply fail to understand. No one is going after law abiding gun owners BECAUSE THEY'RE AREN'T ANY. People don't own handguns in Canada, in any significant numbers. ONLY CRIMINALS OWN HANDGUNS. Furthermore, people don't want to own handguns, except criminals. GUNS ARE NOT TOYS. Hunters have long guns, but not semi-automatic rifles. My daughter has a 22 rifle because she has chickens. Every farmer, I know has a gun. By the only people who own handguns, are criminals. Your posts about the reduction of murders and gun ownership are meaningless and they're false. The reduction in murders has NOTHING to do with the numbers of guns owned by Americans. EVERY nation experienced a reduction in violent crime, and the reductions in violent crime are due to the age of the Baby Boomers, not gun ownership. Statistics show that the number of murders is dependent on "open carry" laws. The laxer the gun laws, the higher the murder rate. Stand your ground states all have a spike in murder rates after the law is passed. Guns do not make you safer.