SARM wants meeting with FSIN over rural crime resolution – Global

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 2017189 Views

March 17, 2017

The president of the Saskatchewan of Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) wants to meet with the chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) about a contentious resolution the association passed this week at its annual convention.

The FSIN is upset with the resolution calling on the association to lobby the federal government to expand the rights and justification for people to defend themselves, persons under their care and their property.

READ MORE: SARM president doesn’t believe self defence resolution promotes violence

FSIN said it was “shocked and disgusted at the violent intentions” behind the resolution and links it to the fatal shooting of an indigenous man on a farm near Biggar, Sask.

SARM president Ray Orb said the resolution was not directed at anyone in particular.

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