Kansas City Mayor Q Leans On Gun Control After Deadly Westport Chaos

Sunday night Kansas City mass shooting gunfire in Westport injured 5 people and killed one victim.

Ironically, Mayor Q spoke on the topic of federal gun control the morning after. 

Tragically for this town and its residents . . . 


Don't worry we have an example . . .  

After the last mass shooting in May, Westport honcho Bill Nigro BEGGED Mayor & Council to free up security funds from "social justice babysitters" what would've allowed more security.

The complaint he has offered on radio, in person and to ANYBODY who would listen . . . 

"The civil rights monitors that Westport is being forced to hire when we check for guns? We are the only ones in the country being forced to pay for civil rights monitors by a government contract and it's compromised our security budget," Bill Nigro said.  

Meanwhile . . .

Or blog community has offered some not so helpful suggestions regarding dress codes, curfews, country music and other methods of crowd control. 

Fact is, there are practical ways to try to assure security and save lives. 

Sadly .  . . None of these ideas are part of hyping up Democratic Party voters just in time for midterms. 

Again and again . . . 

This is one of our main complaints about Mayor Q . . .

Yes, we know he is a rising star who will end up with an EPIC salary and bright future in D.C. — Sadly, the biz of running KANSAS CITY and understanding all of those pesky details about life in this cowtown don't seem important to his ambitious administration.

Now, here's the argument from Mayor Q . . .

"The mayor says more needs to be done to create safer streets.

"Accompanied by interim Kansas City police chief Joe Mabin, Lucas says there are steps left out of the new law that he believes could make a difference in preventing shootings that have become all too common on Kansas City's streets.

"The mayor questions the ability in Missouri to carry a gun without a permit . . .

'"Somebody who lives in Missouri or Kansas today, who is watching the news and saying, 'Wow there was an establishment last night that had three armed police officers plus armed security guards and you still have a shooting like that,'" Lucas said. "After a while it tells you, 'Heck I’m just going to throw up my hands and do nothing,' or maybe after a while the fact that every person walking through our streets has a gun, isn’t the solution to crime long term."'

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