Liberals amend gun bill to extend background checks to threats of violence, on and offline
MP Pam Damoff says she is confident the government will back her change.
Liberal MP John McKay, left, chairs the House Public Safety Committee, which studied the controversial gun safety bill sponsored by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. The committee voted to pass an amendment from Liberal MP Pam Damoff to expand background checks for firearms license applicants to cover criminal harassment, online threats, and more. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade