Skip to comments.MILLER: When only criminals have guns(DC)
Posted on 08/03/2012 6:57:32 AM PDT by marktwain
In the nations capital, its a fair question to ask: Who gets the better deal, innocent citizens who want to own a gun, or dangerous criminals? The Districts deliberate policy of releasing criminals back onto the streets shows the liberal city councils answer has little to do with public safety.
Take the case of Ramad Speight, an admitted psychotic and alleged cop-shooter. He was in custody from March until July 16 when a D.C. judge freed him to travel around the city with a few restrictions. Mr. Speight was under arrest following a shootout with Montgomery County, Md. police that left him shot three times in the torso. The officers had responded to a 911 call about shots fired on the north side of Eastern Avenue, just inside the District line.
According to prosecutors, Mr. Speight stood outside his home, yelled Game over, raised his loaded revolver and opened fire on the officers. They ran for cover, but Mr. Speight allegedly kept shooting, hitting one officer in the hand.
Mr. Speight was hospitalized and then held without bond on 11 charges, including having an illegal gun. Public defender Michael Satin petitioned for his release, citing Mr. Speights use of antipsychotic medication since June as evidence that hes now less dangerous. The lawyer added the defendants right arm is paralyzed from the shooting, which reduces his ability to commit a crime in the community.
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That's why we can never give them a monopoly on the use of force.
“When only criminals have guns(DC)”
Criminals? Oh, you mean governments?
Democrats, the political party of crime, corruption, waste and fraud.
Their answer to crime is criminalize the victims and reward the criminals.