Skip to comments.City Wants Power To “Disarm Individuals” During Crisis (Guntersville, Alabama)
Posted on 02/27/2013 7:01:28 AM PST by blam
City Wants Power To Disarm Individuals During Crisis
Paul Joseph Watson
February 26th, 2013
Guntersville (Ala.) Mayor Leigh Dollar is working with city officials to pass an ordinance that would give police the power to disarm individuals during a disaster, a chilling example of how the second amendment is being assaulted via the back door.
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The new rule would allow authorities to confiscate guns of unruly people during an extreme weather event such as the April 2011 tornadoes or any other emergency.
The ordinance states officers could disarm individuals, if necessary, reports ABC 31. Dollar says the proposal is just way to give officers more authority to protect themselves.
Dollar denied that the ordinance would be used to take away constitutional rights, but residents questioned why authorities would need to pass a new ordinance given that police already have the power to arrest citizens who are being unruly, whether armed or not.
Well, it seems like an infringement on the 2nd Amendment and thats the biggest problem I have with it, said Guntersville Music Academy teacher Paul Landry.
Authorities are seemingly attempting to mirror unconstitutional gun grab powers that were enacted in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
In the aftermath of Katrina, the New Orleans Police, National Guard troops, and U.S. Marshals confiscated firearms. Guns will be taken. Only law enforcement will be allowed to have guns, New Orleans Police Superintendent Eddie Compass declared as he prepared to violate the Second Amendment.
The National Guard conducted warrantless house-to-house searches, targeting not just Hurricane-hit areas under the pretext of stopping violent looters, but also high and dry homes that were not even affected by the storm.
Authorities even confiscated pistols from old ladies, as documented in the video below..
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The Guntersville gun grab ordinance will be on the city council agenda at their meeting on March 4th.
Paul Joseph Watson is the editor and writer for Infowars.com and Prison Planet.com. He is the author of Order Out Of Chaos. Watson is also a host for Infowars Nightly News.
Sounds like somebody is doing the police department a dirty little favor.
“unruly” vs. ‘breaking the law’
Can a person be ‘unruly’ and not break a law?
Aw crap! The Minneapolis City Council will see this and spring into action...
Is the word "unruly" defined?
I remember seeing them knock down that old lady, take her gun and force her out of her home even though she was fine. Meanwhile the police and the criminals were havng a field day committing rape, robbery and murder. The gun confiscation of good citizens broke my heart more than any of the aftermath of Katrina.
Yeah. Let’s say they ask to come into your house to take your guns. You refuse. That makes you “unruly”, giving them the legal right to take them. ;-)
Do cops actually want the job??? The endless whining about their safety, at the expense of the public’s safety is sickening. They are supposed to be tough on crime, not afraid of law abiding citizens.
Apparently they never heard why the Revolutionary War was fought and why the right to bear arms was in the Bill of Rights.
how about showing up for the hearing with a simple letter of resignation for the proponent to sign.
Yep same here, and yet even after Katrina I still hear gun friendly people saying “our government wouldn’t go door to door to take guns away”. Really?! They already have! Just not in large scale.
No. Not just No, but HELL NO.
Doesn’t Alabama have pre-emption laws?
I reserve my God given right to shoot any SOB that tries to take away my right to protect myself from Democrats.
That Mayorette is having a blond moment - be compassionate conservatives.
NO! NO !!! Not that kind of compassion, Laz.