by Roger J. Katz
New York, NY -(AmmoLand.com)- Most Americans, by now, who keep abreast of the news, especially in matters concerning their inalienable right to keep and bear arms as codified in the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, are aware of the New York City police officer who was mugged in a parking garage and robbed of her gun on her way to work.
The New York Times first reported the story on July 15, 2015. This is the link: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/16/nyregion/off-duty-new-york-police-officer-robbed-of-gun-after-attack.html. Many other news sources picked up the story but no one, to our knowledge, has considered the implications behind it, what it really means; what it really says about the irrationality, hypocrisy, and duplicity of New York’s firearms laws, which unfortunately, are replicated in one form or another in several other States.
For those of you who have not seen it, the gist of the NY Times story is this:
A female New York City police officer “. . . who is 41 and has been on the force for 10 years, was taking an elevator down to a parking garage at Bronx Boulevard and 226th Street around 5 a.m., preparing to drive to her command, which is …read more