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More details about media matters' illegal armed bodyguard in DC

A left-wing so-called media watchdog organization (Media Matters) hires an armed guard for its CEO, David Brock. 

  1. Brock has reportedly struggled with mental illness and  been hospitalized for it.  He allegedly believes he is being targeted by right-wing assassins.  If he is a prohibited person, it would be a felony for him to purchase or even possess a firearm, and possibly a felony for him to be guarded by an armed bodyguard (due to laws intended to prosecute mafia dons -- I don't have the link for this handy).
  2. Brock allegedly armed his assistant with a Glock handgun purchased in Maryland.  This is arguably a straw purchase, which would be a felony.
  3. The assistant allegedly carried the firearm within Washington, DC without a concealed-carry license.  DC does issue concealed-carry licenses for professional security guards, so this could have been legal, except that the paperwork was not done.  Without the paperwork, it's a felony.
  4. The Glock handgun allegedly purchased has a 17-round magazine, which is forbidden by DC law (which has a 10-round limit).
  5. Without a registered firearm, possessing ammunition is a felony in DC.
  6. And, of course, any travel out of the area could run afoul of concealed-carry laws in other states, depending on where and whether the aide was licensed in that state.

This is just another David Gregory case: the gun control laws the left so desperately demands aren't supposed to apply to them.

This entry was published 2013-02-01 05:26:53.0 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2013-02-01 05:26:53.0. [Tweet]

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