If liberals, especially anti-gun liberals, didn’t have double standards they wouldn’t have any standards.David Malik is a civil rights attorney in Cleveland.
He recently represented the family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old who was shot and killed by Cleveland police. Last weekend Malik was at the Cleveland airport getting ready to board a plane when police discovered a .22 caliber handgun and a box of ammunition in his carry on.
Some people were surprised.
“What’s interesting about David is he is such an anti-gun person,” Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association, told the press. “He’s such an anti-violence person, and of all the things for him to get arrested for, that really surprises me.”
Malik is just the latest in a long line of anti-gun hypocrites arrested for showing off their double standards.
Last year in Buffalo, New York, a proponent of New York’s SAFE Act, Dwayne Ferguson, was arrested in a Buffalo elementary school. His possession of a handgun caused a lockdown of the school.
In Chicago, Ald. Richard Mel, one of the authors of Chicago’s handgun ban, used his connections rewrite Chicago’s registration law. He did that because he neglected to file the paperwork necessary to keep his handgun.
And can we ever forget California State Sen. Leland Yee, who wanted all guns banned in California. At least until he was arrested on charges of public corruption, racketeering, and gun trafficking. Unlike most Democratic politicians who use their campaign organizations to sell influence, Hee used his campaign organization to sell everything from handguns to AK-47s to fully automatic machine guns.It’s unclear what Malik will be charged with. He insists that he simply forgot to take his gun out of his carry-on after he had been at a gun range. We’ll see.
The real question is why do high profile gun control activists think they should be able to carry a gun when we can’t? Does the right to keep and bear arms applied to all Americans or just ones with privilege?
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