Kansas City Mayor Q Condemns Proliferation Of Guns Amid 30 Million Dollar Giveaway

We invite TKC readers to do the math . . .

The money might buy even more local "support" to limit gun rights. 

Accordingly, here's the word from the Mayor and more info ahead of today's presser that we ruined:

“The number of guns on the streets of Kansas City, the accessibility of those firearms, and the volume of violent crime is something that is nothing short of astonishing,” the mayor said.

“It has been too dangerous in Kansas City,” he said. “We’re coming off of three of our most violent years in the city’s history. That is something that is heartbreaking to us and inspires our actions each and every day.”

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Leaders in Kansas City discuss ways to reduce violent crime

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Kansas City looks for solutions at roundtable on crime prevention

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Deputy Director of the U.S. Marshal Service Roberto Robinson was in Kansas City on Tuesday to discuss local crime prevention. "One of our core missions is fugitive apprehension," Robinson told reporters after the meeting. "So that's our bread and butter. However, you can't arrest your way out of this problem."

Kansas City officials push for $30 million violence prevention effort

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Nine Kansas City Councilmembers are introducing legislation Wednesday for $30 million over the next five years appropriated for violence prevention programs across the city. The councilmembers in favor of the proposal are calling on City Manager Brian Platt to help find a way to budget the funding.

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