Skip to comments.Ex-NYC mayor: Ban all guns
Posted on 01/14/2013 10:44:20 AM PST by Mozilla
Aside from regulated hunting exceptions and those individuals who are deemed in danger by the police commissioner, all U.S. civilians should be banned from owning any kind of gun, argued former New York City Mayor Ed Koch in a radio interview today.
I dont believe that in our society that we should have guns, said Koch, a Democrat, speaking on New York WABC Radios Aaron Klein Investigative Radio.
Continued Koch: If I had my way I would pass such a law except to allow hunting and target practice and you lay out safety precautions for that.
And if you need a gun because the police commissioner thinks your life is in danger, which is the way you can get a concealed gun (in New York) today, its called the Sullivan Law, you have to have the permission of the police commissioner.
So subject to those modifications, he stated, I dont believe we should have millions of guns out there in the hands of people who are not part of law enforcement.
Koch was asked about New York Gov. Andrew Cuomos announced effort to pursue the toughest assault weapon ban in the nation.
We have to go much further, the ex-mayor replied.
I believe for example when Washington, D.C., passed a law that nobody could have a gun except law enforcement and it was struck down by the United States Supreme Court, that we should overrule the Supreme Court with a Constitutional amendment. I dont believe that in our society that we should have guns.
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I don’t think that anyone who has voted for a DemocRAT over the last 20 years should be allowed to own a gun.
PS: We should insist that whenever anyone calls a semi-auto an “assault weapon” we make them say “so called” assault weapons.
Isn’t it long past time for that old liberal turd to dry up and blow away???
“I live in Texas,grew up in the Bronx and STILL have many friends and Family there.
The dirty little secret regarding the gun culture in NYC that many are either oblivious or chose to ignore, is MANY folks throughout the boroughs have hidden arsenals that would make even Texans quite proud. Those who are armed to the teeth are VERY quiet and cautions but theses arsenals do exist. I have seen them.”
You are quite correct. I’d say nine out of ten business owners especially have at least one heater.
I dont believe we should have millions of guns out there in the hands of people who are not part of law enforcement.
Ed’s fellow Jews lived under the same conditions in Europe in the 1930s. How again did that work out for them?
He`s an 88 yr old pile of crapo.
I don’t believe that anyone from the state of New York should be allowed to speak ever again.
In fact, I believe that anyone from new York ought to have their jaws wired shut and their lips sewn together.
How does that grab you, Ed?
Lighten up Eddie. How ‘bout some nice Jello?
ed, the constitution and my state constitution stand totally opposed to your unrealistic assessment of the world in which we must live.
too bad you haven’t learned a lot in your long life on this ball we call earth.
makes you wonder why they’d risk their lives here....?
I was hoping it was going to be Dinkins in this story, not Ed. Alas, Koch has reverted to far-left form after so many promising strides in the last decade or so.
Probably don’t want to ask the question “How am I doin’?” right now, Ed. You probably won’t like the answers you get.
That's the only way you're ever going to do it, Ed: legally. Get right on that. And you know what? Maybe if you can't get it through the House and Senate and ratified by the states, then it doesn't deserve to be law at all no matter what the President and the MSM say. Agreed?