By Jenn Jacques
The fallout from the 2016 elections can still be felt from coast to coast, the ramifications of which have Sheriffs for the Second Amendment in a showdown with a know-it-all billionaire in one southwestern state.
Documents filed with the Secretary of State’s office show Bloomberg’s gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety spent nearly $220,000 in New Mexico during 2016 while the National Rifle Association spent $10,000, which had a significant outcome at the polls.
“Everytown for Gun Safety and the New Mexico chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America declared victory (in November) in electing a bipartisan background-check majority to the statehouse,” Everytown spokeswoman Radnor Radnor said.
So what is Bloomberg trying to do in New Mexico? Ram through a pair of gun control bills that will do little to curb crime, but put undue fees and restrictions on law-abiding citizens.
Senate Bill 48 and House Bill 50 would prohibit residents from selling firearms from their personal collection to any relatives, long-time friends, business partners, neighbors, or fellow gun club members without government permission. The bills would also restrict firearm transfers—including gifts, loans, exchanges and other temporary changes in possession of a firearm, not just the sale of firearms. …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms