Skip to comments.Ohio Mayors Say They Never Joined Bloomberg's Gun Control Group, Names Used Without Permission
Posted on 09/23/2009 5:31:26 AM PDT by rellimpank
DELAWARE, OH - As a growing number of mayors in Ohio and around the country resign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun control group, new evidence suggests some of their names have been added to the member list and used to promote Bloomberg's political agenda without their knowledge or permission.
"Mayor Robert Shiner" (Mentor, OH) was listed in a letter from MAIG to Congress in June 2009 opposing reforms to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE), as well as in a full page advertisement opposing nationwide reciprocity of concealed handgun licenses.
However, Council President Shiner hasn't been Mayor since November 2008. His office says he never agreed to be a MAIG member. Despite requesting to be removed from MAIG's membership list in July, Shiner was still listed by MAIG as the Mayor of Mentor, and as a member of MAIG, until just a few days ago.
Mayor Keith Hoffman (East Berlin) said his participation, which began about a month ago, resulted from a misunderstanding of the group's objectives, and he is currently trying to get his name off the list. "It was a mistake really," he said. "They swindle you in and then put your name on the list.
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All politicians lie. Not all the time but much of the time.
They ought to have to wear a liar meter.
Did ACORN also recruit for MAIG?
Methinks the ire of them thar townhaller, 9/12er ‘teabaggers’ sent a chill wind up their shorts. With good reason.
The modus operandi of Mayor Bloominidiot.
Mentor does not have a “mayor” Robert M. Shiner
President of Council (Term ends 12/31/11).
He just didnt like getting caught
Names were used without their permission. Just like Van Jones and the 9/11 truther website.
Sure, I believe all of you/sarc
Wonder if Mike Coleman (mayor of Columbus and all-around used car salesman) is on the list?
“They ought to have to wear a liar meter.”
A liar meter attached to a politician would NEVER make it through the warranty period. It would blow up.