Skip to comments.Mayor of Illinois' Third-Largest City Quits Bloomberg Anti-Gun Group
Posted on 06/24/2013 12:27:36 PM PDT by matt04
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's anti-Second Amendment group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, has lost another member, this time the mayor of Rockford, Illinois--the states third largest city.
At a townhall-styled appearance on June 22 in nearby Loves Park, Illinois, Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey announced that he has, indeed, quit Mayor Bloomberg's gun group because Bloomberg's group was not fulfilling what Morrissey felt was the group's stated intentions.
Morrissey has for some time been saying he intended to quit the anti-gun group and some citizens wondered if this was just electioneering, but at this most recent townhall event, Mayor Morrissey has for the first time said definitively that he is out.
In the video shot by local political blogger Ulysses Arn, Mayor Morrissey said the chief reason he left Bloomberg's group is because he thought the group would be against illegal guns but has instead become a group looking for ways to ban legal guns and attack the rights of legal gun owners. He also said that he intends to get a concealed carry license himself when they become available in Illinois.
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‘Mayors Against’ was also in the business of destroying Republican/ Conservative Senators and Congresscritters so that the Dem will win the races next time.
Here is the current status (up in the air) of gun rights in Illinois, with a new deadline of July 9th.