Once again, we find a progressive communist democrat suspending the Constitution’s Second Amendment with the stroke of a pen, pretending they have supra-constitutional authority based on a bogus “public health emergency.”
Suspending your inalienable right to self defense…
New Mexico governor issues order suspending the right to carry firearms in public across Albuquerque
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday issued an emergency order suspending the right to carry firearms in public across Albuquerque and the surrounding county for at least 30 days in response to a spate of gun violence.
The Democratic governor said she expects legal challenges but was compelled to act because of recent shootings, including the death of an 11-year-old boy outside a minor league baseball stadium this week.
Lujan Grisham said state police would be responsible for enforcing what amount to civil violations. Albuquerque police Chief Harold Medina said he won’t enforce it, and Bernalillo County Sheriff John Allen said he’s uneasy about it because it raises too many questions about constitutional rights.
The firearms suspension, classified as an emergency public health order, applies to open and concealed carry in most public places, from city sidewalks to urban recreational parks. The restriction is tied to a threshold for violent crime rates currently only met by the metropolitan Albuquerque. Police and licensed security guards are exempt from the temporary ban. <Source>
Considering everything can be considered to impact “public health,” this amounts to granting unchecked and unlimited power to an authoritarian government.
The real problem is crime control, not gun control…
If you haven’t noticed, the progressive communist democrats are pandering to one of their core constituencies, the minorities that commit a disproportionate number of crimes in proportion to their representation in the general population. Or as former Attorney General Eric Holder might say, a disproportionate or disparate impact!
It is the progressive communist democrats who are behind lawlessness with their defund the police policies, treating police errors in apprehending resisting suspects as crimes, and attempting to disarm law-abiding citizens — thus, creating a larger pool of victims for the crazies, criminals, and terrorists who do not respect nor follow any law.
Some progressive communist democrats have openly declared that looting is permissible if the looter “needs” the stolen item. As if looters need expensive electronics or other luxury items. Others claim this is a form of “reparations.” They refuse to say, “Stealing is wrong and will not be tolerated.”
Here in California, looting and shoplifting is a misdemeanor if the merchandise stolen is less than $950 — per occurrence. Well-meaning employees are fired if they attempt to stop a crime in progress. Stores are shutting down rather than suffer continuing losses. And, if the perpetrator makes it to court, it is likely that the George Soros-backed prosecutor will dismiss the case, plea bargain the charges down, ask for a “diversion” program, or simply refuse to prosecute. And this is for both major and minor crimes.
On the national scene, this is being repeated by the DOJ which is overlooking Hunter Biden’s many local, state, and federal crimes that would see ordinary individuals being prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Or, in the case of the January 6 participants, treated as political prisoners with egregiously outrageous sentences.
We are experiencing conditions like those found in a banana republic where the progressive communist democrats are making it up as they go along, ignoring historical precedent to punish their enemies.
This cannot be tolerated by law-abiding citizens in a constitutional republic. This must be redressed in the 2024 election with an overwhelming majority that nullifies the democrats acting as Republicans in the GOP — people like Mitt Romney, Lindsey Graham, Susan Collins, and a number of others who routinely jump the aisle after stabbing the GOP in the back on close votes. Not that many in the GOP have the cojones to push back against tyrannical progressive communist democrats.
We are so screwed.
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“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”
“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS "The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius “A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell “Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar “Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS
“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS
"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius
“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell
“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar
“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS