NYC Mayor Bloomberg Supports Gun Control Candidates in Virginia With Financial Contributions
Mayor Bloomberg pushes his anti-gun rights agenda in Virginia.
Mayor Bloomberg is donating $25,000 apiece to six Democratic Virginia State Senate candidates to ensure that the party maintains control of the Senate and opposes weakening Virginia’s already-lax gun laws. . . .
Read more here.
Bloomberg Presses Blueprint for Ending Gun Rights “A Blueprint for Federal Action on Illegal Guns” by Raquel Okyay
Okyay provides some excellent information about Mayor Bloomberg’s efforts to end Gun Rights by seeking federal action on illegal guns. There is a link in her article to a pdf download where you can read the entire Blueprint.
Some excerpts of her article are:
Bloomberg’s plan is another level of bureaucratic censorship that places an additional burden on law abiding Americans who are in the business of owning or selling firearms. Under MAIG guidelines innocent Americans must prove their innocence and answer to unelected Federal agencies, which are making up rules as they go along. This is a clear infringement upon our right to keep and bear arms in the privacy of our own home.
Indeed in violation of the 2nd and 4th Amendments to the United States Constitution if enacted, not that Mr. Bloomberg pays much attention to the Constitution, as indicated by his constant bickering of how all Americans should conduct their lives. He is the perpetual gun hating, United Nations’ loving, Nanny-state Mayor.
Read this excellent article by Raquel Okyay at Human Events
Mayor Bloomberg Celebrates Federal Judge’s Ruling Against Public Concealed Carry
Cathy Seibel, federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, ruled against plaintiffs Kachalsky, Nikolov, and the Second Amendment Foundation. Plaintiffs argued that their Second Amendment rights were denied when they were refused a concealed carry permit allowing them to carry concealed in public. Unless the plaintiffs could demonstrate some additional proof (or standard) of their need beyond that of the general public to carry concealed, their applications were denied. Judge Seibel has ruled that her decision does not violate their Second Amendment rights to self-defense in the home.
But, does the Second Amendment state, as Judge Seibel seems to say, that someone’s right to self-defense in the home shall not be infringed, or does it state, the right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed?
More on the case by Joel Stashenko
Read more on ruling and various responses here
More news on Judge Seibel’s ruling
Read the original case here.
Mayor Bloomberg Calls for Tougher Gun Laws
24 shootings in a 24 hour period has Mayor Bloomberg calling for tougher gun laws. According to the article, New York already has the toughest gun laws in the country. Bloomberg is also asking the federal government to help.
What should law-abiding citizens think when their state and city governments already have the toughest gun laws in the country, and yet the criminals still get guns and shoot people? Can more government gun control, ie, restricting the sales and possession of firearms, really be the answer?
John Lott’s book, More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws, Third Edition (Studies in Law and Economics) [we have an autographed copy of an earlier edition of this same title], would beg to differ from Mayor Bloomberg’s response.