By Tom Knighton
What’s happening in Pittsburgh right now is unconscionable. Everyone involved knows better. They know what they’re doing isn’t just illegal, but wrong. They know it deep down in the very core of their being, but they’re doing it anyway.
No, I’m not necessarily just talking about Mayor Bill Peduto and his fellow travelers trying to enact gun control in spite of the state’s preemption law.
Mayor Bill Peduto confirmed to Channel 11 that he has received threats over proposed gun reform legislation that has stirred a vigorous pushback from some gun owners and gun rights groups.
Councilman Corey O’Connor, who has been a vocal supporter of the legislation, confirmed he has received a death threat, as well.
Peduto said Wednesday that Pittsburgh police are monitoring those threats.
I receive threats on a continual basis. We monitor them to the seriousness of them,” he said. “And it’s unfortunate that that is a part of being an elected officeholder today, but it is a part of being an elected officeholder today.”
Now, I can see a fair bit of skepticism here. After all, death threats only increase people’s stature in politics. It’s the reason some have been known to manufacture them. They make the individual …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms