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Threats to CT Police Escalate Following CT Cop’s Gun Confiscation Comments–Cops Ask Pro-Gun
freedom outpost ^ | 3/12/14

Posted on 03/14/2014 1:52:25 PM PDT by Nachum

There have been reports that Navy veteran John Cinque has been receiving threats because of his stance on the issue of Connecticut's gun registration law. Apparently those reports are due to a misreading of a piece by the New Haven Register in which Cinque said, "There have been threats made — that I found out about today." Freedom Outpost reached out to John Cinque, who spoke with us this morning and confirmed that the threats he was speaking about were towards the Branford Police, not towards him.

"The cops are having the threats…. they are scared," he told us.

According to Cinque, Officer Joseph Peterson, who made comments in interaction on Facebook while off duty that he would "give my left nut to bang down your door and come for your gun…" has been placed on 24-hour guard due to threats on his life. This information came directly from Police Chief Kevin Halloran.

Mr. Cinque told us that he had a two and a half hour "sit down" with the Branford Police Department on Tuesday. He said that the Branford PD was supposed to come out with an apology for Peterson's comments and wanted Cinque's endorsement of the apology in an attempt to cool things down.

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Threats to CT Police Escalate Following CT Cop’s Gun Confiscation Comments – Cops Ask Pro-Gun Veteran to Help Cool Things Down

Better idea: tar and feather the policians who voted for this. Make THEM afraid to leave THEIR house.

1 posted on 03/14/2014 1:52:25 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

An oath to The Constitution only has meaning if it is enforced.


2 posted on 03/14/2014 1:56:21 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Nachum
Well it seems that Officer Joseph Peterson sure doesn't have the psychological profile to even BE a police officer.

That needs to be addressed.

3 posted on 03/14/2014 1:58:21 PM PDT by MRadtke (Light a candle or curse the darkness?)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

if you bought a dog to protect your children and it bit them, what would you do?


4 posted on 03/14/2014 1:58:26 PM PDT by thorvaldr
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To: Nachum

Every guard hired to protect that thug is another officer not on the streets collecting guns (or catching criminals, either). It’s sort of ironic that the police owe no duty to protect individual citizens, but they will personally serve as bodyguards to other cops - and that the police force would rather hire bodyguards to protect their own rather than let that cop go so as to conserve police resources for general policing.


5 posted on 03/14/2014 1:59:06 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: Nachum

And there we have it. The reason the founding fathers saw fit to include the 2nd Amendment in the first place, viz. to enable the citizenry to strike fear in the heart of a totalitarian government that tries to impose immoral laws.


6 posted on 03/14/2014 1:59:21 PM PDT by LouAvul (In a state of disbelief as to how liberals destroyed America in a mere 40 years.)
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To: Nachum

The guy who made the left nut comment is an idiot. What did he think was going to happen when he threatens people like that? Free people push back against threats.


7 posted on 03/14/2014 1:59:22 PM PDT by barmag25 (Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? NO!!!)
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To: Nachum

“The cops are having the threats…. they are scared,” he told us.


Then leave well enough alone. Pursue real criminals and avoid threatening gun owners and there won’t be trouble. It’s not a difficult concept, here.


8 posted on 03/14/2014 2:00:43 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Nachum

I think the police fearing the citizenry is a good thing.


9 posted on 03/14/2014 2:01:23 PM PDT by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: thorvaldr

Shoot it then give all the kids guns, after training of course.


10 posted on 03/14/2014 2:01:53 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: Nachum
Officer Joseph Peterson, who made comments in interaction on Facebook while off duty that he would "give my left nut to bang down your door and come for your gun…"

Give him instructions for a drop point. Have him include video confirmation that the nut actually was his.

11 posted on 03/14/2014 2:02:44 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Nachum
For his part, Cinque said there would have to be several things in the apology before he would endorse it. One of those things would be remedial training in the United States Constitution for Officer Joseph Peterson and the other officers of the Branford Police Department. Another would be a stand that the Police Department would not be involved in the enforcement of the gun registration law.

Good start. btw, the author of the article could profitably attend, as well. There he might learn about "attainders" rather than "retainers".

12 posted on 03/14/2014 2:03:20 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Nachum

Weird shit on the radio, I am hearing about local job hiring fairs that are centering on hiring LOTS of security people.

large bonuses, big paychecks, healthcare yada yada yada.

Hmmmmm....


13 posted on 03/14/2014 2:04:25 PM PDT by Spartan302
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To: thorvaldr

It wouldn’t happen, I know how to train dogs.


14 posted on 03/14/2014 2:05:25 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Nachum

The law will get repealed one way or another and the CT politicians currently have an opportunity to avert anyone from dying in the process.


15 posted on 03/14/2014 2:07:17 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I doubt they are suffering threats...just framing the gun owners as dangerous...


16 posted on 03/14/2014 2:09:02 PM PDT by Therapsid
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To: MRadtke

Yeh, life can be crappy when you’re a jerk. :-)


17 posted on 03/14/2014 2:09:04 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Nachum

Gee, that’s too bad.


18 posted on 03/14/2014 2:09:46 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Nachum

I think Jefferson summed it up when he said, “When the people fear the government you have tyranny, when the government fears the people you have liberty.”

‘bout says it all.


19 posted on 03/14/2014 2:10:39 PM PDT by stockpirate (Only a tidal wave of tyrants blood will return our tree of liberty......)
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To: Nachum

This is all a Liberal plan, and if we fall for it, we are the idiots. The cops don’t want trouble with us (barring a couple of idiots that even fellow cops hate), and we don’t want trouble with the cops. The Liberals, by contrast, want us all to shoot it out. They hate the cops and they hate us. If we fight it out, Liberals laugh.

Our problem is the Liberals in this nation, and we need to keep our focus on that enemy.


20 posted on 03/14/2014 2:11:30 PM PDT by AnonymousConservative (Why did Liberals evolve within our species? www.anonymousconservative.com)
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To: 4yearlurker
"I think the police fearing the citizenry is a good thing."

So do I!


21 posted on 03/14/2014 2:16:28 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Nachum
Given Peterson's comments, shouldn't We the People be put on 24 hour guard against the jack-booted thug who uttered the threat?
22 posted on 03/14/2014 2:19:25 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Screw the farmers. I can get everything I need at the grocery store.)
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To: Nachum
Threats to CT Police Escalate Following CT Cop’s Gun Confiscation Comments

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes. Sucks, doesn't it, officer?

Or, as you cops say, "You can beat the rap, but you can't beat the ride."

23 posted on 03/14/2014 2:19:48 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: barmag25

“left nut comment”

He was trying to sound conservative — give up left nut — keep right nut.


24 posted on 03/14/2014 2:21:32 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob ("The Pen" has a nice ring to it, kind of like "Graybar Hotel")
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To: AnonymousConservative

Would that imply that one would commence shooting liberals instead?
(Withdrawn. The jury is to disregard that comment)


25 posted on 03/14/2014 2:22:05 PM PDT by jimjohn (You don't get the kind of government you want, or the kind you need. You get the kind you deserve.)
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To: thorvaldr
if you bought a dog to protect your children and it bit them, what would you do?

If I was a liberal then clearly I would have to get rid of my children, they obviously did something wrong.

26 posted on 03/14/2014 2:23:20 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: AnonymousConservative

“...Our problem is the Liberals in this nation, and we need to keep our focus on that enemy.”
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And here is a compiled list of the libs responsible for this Connecticut gun law.

http://www.dailypaul.com/313466/connecticut-gun-owners-publish-list-of-tyrants-responsible-for-unconstitutional-gun-law


27 posted on 03/14/2014 2:23:35 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: House Atreides

I heard CT also has a “view” tax, if you have nice scenery outside your home.

Idiots get what idiots deserve. Hey CT, you voted in this crap.


28 posted on 03/14/2014 2:47:47 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITES)
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To: Nachum

I would not help the police by supporting their apology. their mindset hasn’t changed. they just are pissing their pants.

This country works better when government is scared of the people. This is how all of us feel every damn day because of these kind of jackbooted gestapo types who relish the idea of kicking in our doors.

I say let em stay scared.


29 posted on 03/14/2014 2:48:27 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: barmag25

He spoke for MANY of the cops there. He isn’t the only one, just the only one who said it.


30 posted on 03/14/2014 2:49:02 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 4yearlurker

I think if they are scared we need to employ the same logic they’d tell us scared citizens:

You’re safer without your guns so disarm yourself, and make sure your windows and doors are locked at night. Call the police if someone breaks in.


31 posted on 03/14/2014 2:50:37 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 4yearlurker

I wonder if his police dog has protection also? How many friendly dogs have been killed by chicken-shit cops?


32 posted on 03/14/2014 2:51:19 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: Nachum

“John Cinque stressed that threats and violence on both sides is not what will win the day. “None of us wants violence anyway.”
Read more at http://freedomoutpost.com/2014/03/threats-connecticut-police-escalate-following-connecticut-cops-gun-confiscation-comments-pro-gun-veteran-asked-help-cool-things/#2z5L1BL4i7bvC7Yh.99

Not true, Mr. Cinque, Mr. Patterson Specifically said he wanted to bang down doors and confiscate property.


33 posted on 03/14/2014 2:53:29 PM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Nachum

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3133089/posts

Hope our folkhero John Cinque is out of town for a few days...and can’t be reached by the Branford PD.

Let the BPD stew in their own juices.


34 posted on 03/14/2014 2:54:53 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: Nachum

Hmmmm...seems like they don’t likey so much when they aren’t the ones administering the threats. Shoe, meet other foot.


35 posted on 03/14/2014 2:55:51 PM PDT by C.O. Correspondence (Most bad government has grown out of too much government. . Tommy J)
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To: MRadtke

Of course cops lik this are exempt from these laws.


36 posted on 03/14/2014 2:57:27 PM PDT by matt04
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To: Nachum

I think one bottom line to this is that this officer needs to look for work elsewhere, likely out of state. In that state, some 250 LEOs have already signed an open letter saying that they will not enforce this law, as they believe it to be in violation of the US constitution.

The federal judge who decided this law was constitutional was judge Alfred V. Covello, appointed by H.W. Bush. It needs to be appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, which while a liberal bench, should be smart enough to realize that this bad law is causing a breakdown in the Connecticut system of law.

Already close the the point of issuing an injunction against the law until its appeal can be heard.


37 posted on 03/14/2014 2:57:33 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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To: Mastador1
if you bought a dog to protect your children and it bit them, what would you do?

If I was a liberal then clearly I would have to get rid of my children, they obviously did something wrong.

Lock yourself in the bedroom and call 911 in case the cat is in cahoots with the dog.

38 posted on 03/14/2014 3:05:01 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

**In that state, some 250 LEOs have already signed an open letter saying that they will not enforce this law, as they believe it to be in violation of the US constitution.**

That whole letter/email episode was a hoax.

http://www.guns.com/2014/03/11/connecticut-state-police-protest-letter-catfished-250-state-police-hoax/

http://armsandthelaw.com/archives/2014/03/some_connecticu.php?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

The Left is running scared.


39 posted on 03/14/2014 3:06:33 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: bicyclerepair
I heard CT also has a “view” tax, if you have nice scenery outside your home.

Red Hampshire has a 'view tax'...'Live Free or Die'...ROTFLMAO!!!

40 posted on 03/14/2014 3:09:02 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?; bicyclerepair

I’m so sure that that is the case.

But NH *does* have onerous property taxes [rivaling Fairfield county, CT]....that’s how they pay for stuff; there is no sales or income tax in NH.


41 posted on 03/14/2014 3:22:42 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: Daffynition

Red Hampshire also fleeces you when you register your car, and the heavily-traveled portions of their interstates are TOLL. They get you...one way or another.


42 posted on 03/14/2014 3:27:47 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: barmag25

He ought to be afraid. Instead of his left nut, he could
lose both.

Mike


43 posted on 03/14/2014 3:29:52 PM PDT by doublecansiter (without cartridge, load in nine times, LOAD!)
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To: coloradan

If those guarding him have guns, why? Why on earth would they need guns?

The answer might be telling.


44 posted on 03/14/2014 3:30:09 PM PDT by DPMD
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To: Nachum

Who are they kidding? The threats of violence are the only thing that will force the socialists to back down from their attacks on the Constitution.


45 posted on 03/14/2014 3:35:39 PM PDT by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: who knows what evil?

And New Hampshire is supposed to be the most `redneck’ state in New England? Geez!


46 posted on 03/14/2014 3:39:59 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: who knows what evil?

The reg is not *that* bad.....and there are no property taxes on your vehicle, or sales tax on it when you buy it.

[Be glad you are not in CT]


47 posted on 03/14/2014 4:06:59 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: Nachum

During a criminal trial, the government side (both judge and prosecution) don’t hesitate to remind the jurors of the oath that they were forced to affirm to. Informing the jury pool of their rights and responsibilities as jurors, including the right to vote to acquit for any reason they see fit, is a fitting activity for those who love liberty and are living under such tyranny as we now have in CT.

That said, it is also appropriate for lovers of liberty to take every opportunity to remind law enforcement officers that the oath they took was to the Constitution itself and not to the fantasy version that their boss insists is in effect at any one moment. We also can remind an officer of his obligation to resign should he ever be order to violate the Constitution as he reads it.

When juries refused to convict people of violating the Fugitive Slave Act, government stopped attempting to enforce the law.


48 posted on 03/14/2014 5:27:08 PM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: Nachum

If Americans are too cowardly to speak up for their rights they do not deserve them. If millions of Americans do speak up it is guaranteed that they will prevent the need for a worse outcome.

If you let your elected officials and public servants know exactly what you want and expect, they will respect you and our Constitution. If you as sheep say nothing the inevitable push-snap back that comes is something we do not want as a nation. We need responsive govt of and for the people, not anarchy.


49 posted on 03/14/2014 5:53:41 PM PDT by apoliticalone
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To: NonValueAdded

Given Peterson’s comments, shouldn’t We the People be put on 24 hour guard against the jack-booted thug who uttered the threat?

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How about a mutual-response pact with six of your very best, well-armed friends?

The Redcoats kick in your door and you make one quick phone call. Your friends (let us call them Minutemen) arrive shortly to assist in protecting your rights.

Sound like an idea?


50 posted on 03/14/2014 6:15:04 PM PDT by DNME (This is the government our Founders warned us about.)
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