I enjoyed Tabitha Southey's column the other day in the Globe and Mail - Beavers don't Kill People. It was a humorous take on the efforts to curb the use of guns in the US. Her idea was - suppose you looked at something as sacred in Canada, as the right to bear arms is, in the states. The author decided that what might be consider sacred in Canada is the beaver. Therefore how would you feel if you were subjected to background checks, denied access to coffee houses and generally considered suspicious, just because you owned a beaver.
Her column ends by saying: