Skip to comments.Maryland Sheriff on Gun Confiscation Bill: ‘We Will Not Comply’
Posted on 03/01/2019 3:25:09 PM PST by detective
Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis says he and his deputies will not comply if Maryland lawmakers follow through with a long gun licensing and confiscation law.
Lewis told Delmarva Now that he believes lawmakers are punishing residents throughout the state for the out-of-control crime in Baltimore. He said, Law-abiding citizens are repeatedly being penalized because of Baltimore Citys inability to control their crime. And Im sorry Im not someones puppet. Im going to stand up for what I think is unjust and unconstitutional to the American people, including those living in the state in Maryland.
He added, Were gonna let them know that we are sick and tired of being penalized for Baltimore Citys inability to control crime. If these bills pass, we will not comply.
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Bravo Sheriff Mike Lewis ...
Sounds like a few states will be having an issue with sheriffs not expending much effort to arrest law abiding citizens.
Bravo, Sheriff Mike Lewis!
Prepare for a world of hurt to come.
The MD leftists/socialists/commies etc won’t give you a pass.
The Second Amendment is in the Constitution as the second of our NATION’S Bill of Rights. Therefore, it’s long past time for Federal Preemption of all state laws regarding firearms. In similar fashion to how States presently “enjoin” local entities from passing gun laws, so now should the Federal Government preempt the States. And yeah I know that people who currently live in “relatively free states” as regards gun control will come out here and pi$$ and moan that such a move would “take away their sovereignty,” but even in their states, they cannot guarantee that a RAT invasion in the not too distant future could remove their Second Amendment “freedoms” with the stroke of a pen. And along with Federal Preemption, should come an iron-clad ruling from the SCOTUS that the new law “is Constitutional and the Law of the Land” as settled law.
I love when Sheriffs tell legislators to forget about it
Gun sanctuaries everywhere.
Will the RINO governor sign such a bill and would the legislature be able to override it?
Democrats have enough in senate and house to override a veto.
My kinda guy.
The dirty secret is that Sheriff’s have ALWAYS decided what laws they would enforce and what ones they wouldn’t. I had the local sheriff tell me way back when the government banned those with misdemeanor convictions for domestic violence from owning guns that he would never enforce that law in his county, because, as he stated, “Some dude getting in a shouting match with the old lady is no reason to lose his 2nd amendment rights.”
Q: What am I doing crossing Maryland on I-81 with a gun in the car?
A: The Speed Limit!
Sheriffs in the western part of the state have refused to enforce a recently passed Gun-Grab initiative.
From memory, the initiative actually got more than 60% of the vote, which is even more disturbing than the new law itself.
The Sheriffs say the state initiative is unconstitutional.
Our hard left governor, Jay Inslee, who just declared for the 2020 Democrat presidential race, is taking a really hard line against the Sheriff's, so I don't know how long they can hold out.
And for those who have not heard - the centerpiece of Inslee’s presidential bid is Global Warming and the Environment.
That’s pretty fascinating, actually
The way I see it, is that the Constitution and Bill of Rights are also a contract with the states, in that they cannot arbitrarily deny people their Natural Rights.
Yes this POS governor would gladly sign the bill... Even if he didn't, the veto would easily be over-ridden by the demoncrats...
Boulder, CO - Citizens are non-complying by the thousands.
And now this brave MD Sheriff.
Will the left get the message?
Let's hope NOT!
Then they will pay the price in the 2020 elections.
Sheriff don’t wanna die.
Our hard left governor, Jay Inslee, who just declared for the 2020 Democrat presidential race, is taking a really hard line against the Sheriff’s, so I don’t know how long they can hold out.
The same governor who won’t let ICE get anywhere near an illegal alien.
Sheriff wont let the political hacks make him into a criminal/ thief Good good fir him!!! An honest cop. ( and perhaps he knows hed just get shot dead trying to steal citizens property )
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