Skip to comments.D.C. police investigate whether NBC's David Gregory broke city laws when he displayed magazine clip
Posted on 12/25/2012 1:30:05 PM PST by grundleEdited on 12/25/2012 1:33:09 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
Full title: D.C. police investigate whether NBC's David Gregory broke city laws when he displayed a magazine clip on live broadcast
The Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department is investigating allegations that NBC's David Gregory violated city laws when he displayed what appeared to be a 30-round gun magazine on 'Meet the Press' Sunday.
'The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating this matter,' police officer and spokesman Araz Alali said Tuesday.
Those who are found guilty of violating the gun bylaws could face up to $1,000 fine or a year in jail.
Key Sentence: “’The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating this matter,’ police officer and spokesman Araz Alali said Tuesday. “
He could have held up a fully loaded AK47 and gotten a pass since it’s journalistic reporting. He could have done the same thing on child porn and still gotten a pass since it’s just journalistic reporting. He’ll get a pass no matter what. Now if the president of the NRA did the same thing in DC, guess what?
(That's one reason why prosecutors now have a very bad rep.)
Police chief, Araz Alali??? WTH??? lol Says a lot...
Lessee...is he a liberal?
Then he didn’t break any laws.
David Gregory would clearly have objected and re-iterated, to which LaPierre could have simply restated, "No David, that is not true. It is a magazine that holds 30 cartridges. If it held bullets, it would be less harmful than a stapler."
This is like when the SS came after Ted Nugent. Total waste of $$$ and everyone who signed off on it is guilty of stealing tax $$$ if you ask me.
What's to "investigate?"
He was in possession of an evil high-capacity magazine in DC, where it is illegal to possess one.
There is no justice in this land.
David Gregory drunk calling in to the Imus morning program Lots of other accounts of this.
DWI. Drunk while interviewed.
David Gregory Violated DC Gun Laws After Being Denied By DC Police?
The Metropolitan Police Department is in receipt of your e-mail regarding David Gregory segment on Meet the Press. MPD has received numerous e-mails informing us of the segment. NBC contacted MPD inquiring if they could utilize a high capacity magazine for their segment. NBC was informed that possession of a high capacity magazines is not permissible and their request was denied. This matter is currently being investigated. Thank you for taking the time to bring this matter to our attention.
Customer Service Metropolitan Police Department
The only reason anyone would have the slightest interest in listening to what David Gregory might have to say about guns and gun-control laws is because he appears to be knowlegeable about those topics.
Yet it turns out that Mr. Gregory does not even understand the gun laws in his own city sufficiently to avoid becoming embroiled in a gun-related legal issue that could get him sent to prison for a year.
It would certainly make more sense for Mr. Gregory to be in prison than to continue as the host of a once-prestigious Sunday talkshow now that he’s exposed his ignorance on a topic that he was previously arrogantly arguing about as if he were the world’s authority on that topic.
There is no such thing as a magazine clip.
There are clips and there are magazines, distinctly unique from each other.
I don’t know. You throw a fully loaded magazine of bullets across a room It’d leave a fairly nasty scar.
Who cares how some DC shopkeeper feels about it? What matters is what would happen to ME if at a gun rights rally, i held that exact same magazine in the air as a protest?
If i would be prosecuted under a strict liability lawm so should he? How in gods name is it a waste of money to simply investigate Gregory when they would instantly _arrest_ me for the same act?
Is there a way to stop the telemarketers? I have very good telemarketer call prevention, only "friends" of the NRA seem to be able to get through. I would quit the NRA over it, in fact, I did - but, well, you know...
Kinda ridiculous dontcha think??
With an estimated 22,000 gun laws on the books, there must be one or two he violated. Convict him of something and and sentence him to a proscription from ever owning or coming anywhere near a firearm. He should be okay with that.
That is true.
As Mr. Spock once said, "Propelled by sufficient velocity, it would make a formidable projectile."
Alali, Obama, whatever, what’s the difference?
B0 (b4 0bama), it was rare to receive more Justice from the Legal System than one was willing to pay for in time and money.
Now, Justice is down the tubes.
Well, you know if you were to kneel down in front of
the White House and pray and got arrested, and they
found one of those magazines on you, you WOULD be
charged. So it’s simply a matter of equality under
How I wish Wayne LaPierre had called Gregory on it. “Uh, David, you do know it’s against D.C. law for you to hold that magazine? This is why so-called assault weapon bans or standard capacity magazines should be left to the individual states to regulate, not the Federal Government.”
One of the most highly respected instructors and writers in the self-defense gun community is a fellow named Massad Ayoob.
There is no excuse for him not to be charged as it is on video.
There is no excuse for him not to be charged as it is on video.
Ah, yeah, zero tolerance is zero tolerance in our schools...
Laws are only for “little people” and not the elite propagandists of the chattering class like David Gregory. Expect nothing to happen. Move along peasants, nothing to see here.
Oh okay, but is he the police chief of Washington DC? I wouldn’t think he’d be allowed in the city if that is so, lol
" 'Did you really think we want those laws observed?' said Dr. Ferris. 'We want them to be broken. You'd better get it straight that it's not a bunch of boy scouts you're up against... We're after power and we mean it... There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. Who wants a nation of law-abiding citizens? What's there in that for anyone? But just pass the kind of laws that can neither be observed nor enforced or objectively interpreted and you create a nation of law-breakers and then you cash in on guilt. Now that's the system, Mr. Reardon, that's the game, and once you understand it, you'll be much easier to deal with.' " ('Atlas Shrugged' 1957)
Someone needs to go back and find out what Gregory had to sa when Bush I gave an oval office speech and used cocaine or marijuana as a prop saying the drug problem was ubiquitous and could be obtained just blocks from the White House. I am sure gregory went after Bush tooth and fang.