Skip to comments.Brock’s Glock: In anti-gun DC, Media Matters for America gave bodyguard illegal weapons to guard
Posted on 01/31/2013 4:11:25 PM PST by lowbridge
A staffer at left-wing Media Matters for America committed numerous felonies in the District of Columbia and around the country by carrying a firearm to defend the organizations founder, David Brock, The Daily Caller has learned.
According to a knowledgeable source, multiple firearms used to protect the Media Matters founder were purchased with Brocks blessing and apparently with the groups money.
TheDC has previously reported that Brocks one-time aide, Haydn Price-Morris, carried a concealed Glock handgun as he traveled with the liberal leader to public events in Washington, D.C.
But the extent of Brocks armed activities have been largely unknown until now, even among those closest to him. An array of current and former Media Matters sources, all with intimate knowledge about the inner workings of the organization, granted extensive interviews to TheDC.
Brock, whose struggles with mental health have seen him hospitalized in the past, became increasingly concerned by late 2010 that he was being targeted by right-wing assassins.
TheDC has learned that by that time, Brock had armed his assistant who had no permit to carry a concealed firearm with a Glock handgun.
According to an internal email exchange obtained by TheDC, the gun was purchased with cash in Maryland, likely to diminish the chances such a purchase would appear on the tax-exempt groups books.
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Aw, c’mon! Everyone knows gun laws don’t apply to the “elite”.
I don’t see Brock or MM getting into any trouble over this, really....
I guess he’s above the law. Strange thing too, since he’s a runt. (yes, it starts with an “r”).
Well, above at least 3 or 4, especially since apparently occurred pre-Heller
... straw purchase (likely)
... firearm not registered in DC (likely)
... lack of concealed carry permit (likely)
... carry in unauthorized areas in DC (likely)
... off-book financial transactions (for the purchase)
... interstate transport - for the purchase(yes, I know DC is a “District”, but AFAIK one can only bring a gun from an out-of-District purchase in via about only 1 single dealer in DC)
... interstate transport and unauthorized possession/carry (likely, given the trip to CA)
just my semi-educated guess...open to any constructive input from someone with detailed knowledge of WA DC gun restrictions
plus (from page 2):
... hi-cap mag > 10 rounds
... possession of ammunition
... just carrying the darned thing