Mayor John Tkazyik explains why he quit “Mayors Against Illegal Guns.” In his own words:
Iâ€™m no longer a member of MAIG. Why? Just as Ronald Reagan said of the Democratic Party, it left me. And Iâ€™m not alone: Nearly 50 pro-Second Amendment mayors have left the organization. They left for the same reason I did. MAIG became a vehicle for Bloomberg to promote his personal gun-control agenda â€” violating the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens and taking resources away from initiatives that could actually work to protect our neighborhoods and save precious lives. Gun control will actually make a bad situation worse.
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It did not take long to realize that MAIGâ€™s agenda was much more than ridding felons of illegal guns; that under the guise of helping mayors facing a crime and drug epidemic, MAIG intended to promote confiscation of guns from law-abiding citizens. I donâ€™t believe, never have believed and never will believe that public safety is enhanced by encroaching on our right to bear arms, and I will not be a part of any organization that does.
Good for him. More at the link.
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