Tuesday, July 09, 2019
KANSAS CITY DOUBLE TAKE: MAYOR SLY JAMES HATES 2ND AMENDMENT?!?!
Here's another worthwhile report on Kansas City Mayor Sly's recent comments on the topic of rising local violence and gun control . . .
"The Second Amendment needs to be balanced by common sense. And common sense doesn't say that any idiot who wants a gun should be able to have one," James said. "That's not common sense, that's stupidity."
This statement overlooks a bevy of restrictions, limits and rules already placed on gun owners. And whilst the lame duck mayor calls out GOP-dominated Jeff City . . . It's his understanding of Missouri law that might be in question.
Remember . . .
This dispute with Missouri lawmakers stems from a KCMO "open carry" prohibition that was ROLLED BACK by expanded gun rights in Missouri supported by an overwhelming number of legislators.
In fact, it was Mayor Sly who was on the losing side of a legal dispute over gun regulation.
Meanwhile, the spate of local killing and gunfire continues as 335 people have been shot in Kansas City, Missouri so far in 2019. 40 than this time last year.
Developing . . .