"The laws we have didn't prevent this tragedy, which is why our government will be in the future - because of this incident and many others - looking to make our laws more effective," he said in a brief, televised statement.
Wait Kimeveer Gill had a hand gun and an semi-auto along with a shot gun. Why not get rid of the whole gun registry. Heck why license guns period, cause the kid had a license too.
Yet the libertarian in Harper came out when it came to blogs, the internet, and video games;
He referred obliquely to reports that the killer played a violent computer game and posted angry messages of a dark web site.
"We as a society have trouble squaring our outrage at some of the images we see, some of the messages that are communicated to people - young people, in particular - with our belief in freedom and our desire to avoid censorship," he said.
"However bad these things may be, they do not absolve any of us from our moral responsibility as individuals to act in ways that treat our fellow human beings with decency.
"Whether there's something we can do to control it, I can't tell you that, but I can tell you that nothing excuses what the killer did yesterday."
Now of course there is something the State can do about it...since they already control child porn on the net....and there is no need for a new law even.....one actually already exists it just has to be adapted to violent web sites....Canada Censors Cartoons in particular horror/crime comics.
Offences Tending to Corrupt Morals
163. (1) Every one commits an offence who
(b) makes, prints, publishes, distributes, sells or has in his possession for the purpose of publication, distribution or circulation a crime comic.
Definition of “crime comic”
(7) In this section, “crime comic” means a magazine, periodical or book that exclusively or substantially comprises matter depicting pictorially
(a) the commission of crimes, real or fictitious; or
(b) events connected with the commission of crimes, real or fictitious, whether occurring before or after the commission of the crime
Not that I am suggesting that this be done, because the problem is not video games or website, or the internet or computers, it is the psychological problem of the emotional plague. When an individual becomes so out of touch with society they become an enemy of society, whether hiding away in their online fantasy world or in the real life fantasy world of the militias/white nationalist christian underground like Timothy McVeigh, or the world of the Jihadist.
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