Toronto Police Union Says Handgun Ban Will Have ‘Zero Impact’ on Crime

Toronto’s police union boss is dismissing a city handgun ban as a way of addressing the escalating crime and homicides in the city.  As the Toronto Sun reports, Toronto Police Association President Mike McCormack said, “A handgun ban would fail to stop Toronto’s violence and murders. I would support anything that would have an impact, but a ban wouldn’t get to the core of the issue. A municipal government banning handguns will have zero impact.”  McCormack told the Sun you can’t just wish handguns out of hands of criminals.  “What we need is to get officers on the streets to get the intel we need. We need to look at the demographics of where the problems are coming from to get away from this gang culture,” McCormack said.  Read more: