This morning we check yet another debate about legal theory from 12th & Oak.
Our big picture perspective . . .
HOW IS LEGAL SLAP FIGHTING WITH MISSOURI REPUBLICANS HELPING KEEP KANSAS CITY SAFE???
Whilst legal theory might be fascinating for keyboard warriors and political hacks . . . Very little of this accomplishes much in terms of de-escalating hostility and violence on local streets. Our activist friends can play games with stats all they want . . . Fact is . . . Gun control has NEVER worked as a solution to reducing violence in the United States.
To be fair . . .
Also . . .
It's important to remember the Supremacy Clause and the limited impact of state law on power of the feds.
Meanwhile . . .
Mayor Q continues to echo the same talking points we're seeing from progressives inside the beltway:
"It tries to tell our officers not to cooperate with federal law enforcement who are trying to make our community safer," Lucas said.
Jackson County, the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County jointly filed the suit challenging the 16-month old law. "You're not creating a stronger Second Amendment, you're not actually making this a good and legal valid law, you're interfering with police work, you're interfering with public safety," Lucas said.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas said city officials could soon vote to join a lawsuit against Missouri's Second Amendment Preservation Act . "It tries to tell our officers not to cooperate with federal law enforcement who are trying to make our community safer," Lucas said.