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Baltimore County Police Chief Misleads America About Assault Weapons "On the Street"

justme16 Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 6:53 PM
And the leftists along with Obama/Biden have already twisted the dialogue to make it about hunting rights and self defense. Well, lets expand on the latter - defense against our so-called protectors who run amok. That is why the Police Chief like this nut job want the LAW ABIDING disarmed. Anyone with only half a functioning brain KNOW that the CRIMINALS (because they don't OBEY THE LAW) won't give up anything. Their weapons by in large are already illegal and obtained illegally. He along with ALL leftists cant explain how disarming me and my neibhbor will resolve any of their so-called stated concerns. BTW it isn't about guns it is about mental illness and the nut jobs who treat it with drugs that tend to make their patients go nuts.

Nearly three weeks ago, Baltimore County Police Chief James Johnson testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about what America can do to stop gun violence. During his testimony, he stressed the importance of the reinstatement of an assault weapons ban.

"The ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines must be reinstated. Like assault weapons, high-capacity magazines are not used for hunting, do not belong in our homes and wreak havoc in our communities," Johnson said.

After the hearing Johnson told reporters, "Police officers face these weapons either in seizure cases or crimes of violence everyday. Dozens of...