Skip to comments.Arizona Court Rules On Cities Destroying Confiscated Guns Good news!)
Posted on 08/19/2017 2:49:13 PM PDT by aimhigh
The NRA Institute for Legislative Action picked up a potentially important court ruling coming out of Arizona this week which has mostly flown under the media radar. Under debate is a policy in Tuscon (along with other cities and counties) which mandates the routine destruction of guns which are confiscated from criminals or surrendered during no questions asked gun turn-in events.
Since guns are items of value, the question is raised as to whether or not they can simply destroy and dispose of them rather than offering them for legal sale to subsidize taxpayer contributions to the citys coffers. The political appeal of destroying guns for the left is obvious, but the courts have put the breaks on the practice.
(Excerpt) Read more at hotair.com ...
That blog might be more relevant if they could be bothered to spell Tucson correctly
I'd be leery about buying a police auction gun unless they ballistic test them first.
Who writes this stuff?, we need to BRAKE them.
This article originates at the NRA but law suit originates with the state.
The law in question is intended to alleviate some of the financial burden on the taxpayer of city government.
Many states have similar laws that require cities to sell confiscated property rather than destroy it where possible.
Selling valuable property rather than destroy it makes sense. Destroying property to serve a political cause does not.
Just another example of a Democrat controlled city deciding that it does not have to obey laws that get in the way of their Leftist agenda. And then when called on their bad behavior, wasting taxpayer money by fighting in court for their right to keep breaking the law.
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