Policing Becomes More Challenging If Stupid Politicians Win
By Tom Knighton
One criticism we often level toward our anti-gun opponents is how so many of them are also anti-police, claiming law enforcement is full of racist, jackbooted thugs, while also wanting to make it so that they’re the only people who have guns. It’s a legitimate criticism, to be sure. After all, why would you want to restrict guns to just being possessed by those who you think are pure evil?
That’s like people saying, “You know what? Guns are evil. Let’s just make sure the Nazis are the only ones who can legally possess them, okay?”
Yes, that’s pretty stupid. However, it’s not as stupid as a mayoral candidate in Minneapolis who wants to disarm the police.
MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – State Representative and Minneapolis mayoral candidate Raymond Dehn is calling for major policing changes, proposing to take away guns from the majority of officers.
Dehn is one of several candidates running to beat current Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges in the fall.
He recently won the support of voters at the Democratic Farmer Labor convention and now his call to disarm police of their side guns is garnering major attention.
“I’m not saying they don’t have access to that, just like they have access …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms