Calgary Tory MP Michelle Rempel is sponsoring an online petition to scrap Bill C-71. It is Ottawa's controversial new gun control bill which Rempel says directly infringes on the rights of responsible gun owners. The petition will be sent to the Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction. Rempel says the government is focusing its efforts on law abiding firearm owners while ignoring data on gun related crimes tied in with gang activity and illegal weapon smuggling. She says Bill C-71 does nothing to address the problems related to gun crime. Signatures to the online petition are being gathered until February 8th of 2019. So far just over 28 thousand Canadians have signed the petition.