Posted May 10, 2016 3:23 pm by Comments

By Jenn Jacques


California’s largest law enforcement union, The California Correctional Peace Officers Association (CCPOA), has stepped forward to add their collective voice in opposition to Gavin Newsom’s ammunition proposal. In an open letter to the citizens of California, CCPOA President Chuck Alexander says that the organization “vehemently opposes” Newsom’s proposal, which “lessens our ability to protect ourselves and the public.”

Newsom was not in Sacramento last week for the first public hearing on his proposal, however representatives from several California’s law enforcement organizations were in attendance to voice their opposition to his “Safety for All” initiative dubbed “ammo control”.

The CCPOA is the latest law enforcement organization to stand against Newsom’s proposal. The nine organizations represent thousands of officers, prosecutors, sheriffs and other officials on the frontline of public safety. Groups opposing Newsom’s proposal so far include:

  • Association of Deputy District Attorneys of Los Angeles
  • California Correctional Peace Officers Association
  • California Fish and Game Wardens’ Association
  • California Reserve Peace Officers Association
  • California State Sheriffs’ Association
  • Law Enforcement Action Network
  • Law Enforcement Alliance of America
  • San Francisco Veteran Police Officer Association
  • Western States Sheriffs Association

“It’s telling that California’s law enforcement experts are overwhelmingly critical of Newsom’s proposal,” said Chuck Michel, a co-chair of the Coalition for Civil Liberties, …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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