Police Groups Slam Beto’s Mandatory Buyback Plan
By Tom Knighton
Earlier today, I commented that Beto O’Rourke’s gun control plan is pretty much dead. After all, he’s pretty much being slammed by the Right and the Left.
However, there’s another group of people that are taking issue with O’Rourke’s hairbrained scheme. It seems the groups representing the good men and women who would be required to enforce such idiotic laws are taking issue with them as well.
National law enforcement organizations harshly criticized Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s plan to send police officers to collect AR-15s and AK-47s from those who refuse to turn them in under his mandatory buyback scheme.
In interviews with the Washington Free Beacon, leaders from groups representing hundreds of thousands of law enforcement officers described Beto’s gun confiscation plan as “ridiculous,” “asinine,” and likely unconstitutional.
Their comments come after Beto told MSNBC on Wednesday that he would send “law enforcement to recover” firearms from those who would not comply with his buy-back plan. O’Rourke vividly described the plan at September’s Democratic primary debate, declaring that “hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47.”
A leader of the National Fraternal Order of Police—the nation’s largest police union, representing more than …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms