This should cement Stephen Harper and his Harperettes' reputation as the "law and order" party:
Federal rules to track imported firearms shelved, police association says
Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day is facing criticism for failing to endorse regulations to track illegal guns imported from other countries.
Several of Canada's major law enforcement agencies, including the Canadian Police Association, allege that Day has quietly shelved plans that require gun importers to put identifying marks on all firearms coming into the country.
The rules, which were supposed to be enacted on Dec. 1, were shelved for more consultations, said the association's executive officer, Dave Griffin.
Oh, come on ... it's not like you guys didn't see this coming, right? Right? Um ... hang on:
He said he found the decision buried in an obscure part of the Privy Council Office website.
Ah ... I'm guessing this would be a definition of the word "transparency" with which I am unfamiliar.
Stephen Harper and the Harper Party of Canada: When you'd prefer to have legislation and tools to track dangerous imported firearms, but bending over and getting boned up the ass sounds good, too.
(Wag of the tail to emailer DB from WLU.)