Skip to comments.It Begins: Florida Resident’s Firearms, Ammunition Confiscated Under Gun Control Law
Posted on 03/16/2018 9:42:27 PM PDT by ransomnote
The guns and ammunition of a 56-year-old Lighthouse Point, Florida, resident were confiscated by police in what is reportedly the first such seizure under gun control laws signed by Gov. Rick Scott (R) last week. The Orlando Sentinel reports that four firearms and 267 rounds of ammunition were taken from the man, and he was taken to a hospital for involuntary psychiatric treatment.
The seized firearms were listed as a Ruger LCP .380 pistol, an M2 Mauser .45 pistol, a Charter Arms .357 mag snub nose revolver and a Mossberg 500 12-gauge shotgun.
The paper notes that the civil ruling removing his access to guns and ammunition was granted under
new legislation which permits confiscating guns from people who have not been committed but are deemed a potential risk to themselves or others, according to the order signed by Browards Chief Judge Jack Tuter.
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
// When asked about the confiscatory order that resulted in the seizure of the Lighthouse Point residents firearms, Mayor Glenn Troast said, This is not about the Second Amendment and its not about the NRA. We need commonsense gun laws and this is a commonsense gun law that gives police officers new tools they need to help us protect our community. //
“...order signed by Browards Chief Judge Jack Tuter.
Something is rotten in Broward.
Need more info.
They didn’t just randomly pick a gun owner and take away his personal belongings I’m sure.
He been running around threatening to kill his neighbor’s dog? Talking to family about suicide?
Not just black and white most of the time.
Since the Economy is humming right along, I’m going to try and get some Investment Group to give me the Money to open a Jack Boot Factory.
I’ll be as rich as the POTUS before you know it.
No mention in the article about what led the “authorities” to consider this individual mentally compromised. Just that he had a fair amount of guns.
The violation of due process is black and white.
Broward Sun-Sentinel (not Orlando Sentinel)
He made his wife cry? Just kidding.
Four, a veritable arsenal. /sarc
I hope they have armed revolt against these now disqualified politicians.
So in the name of "common sense" the police can violate the Second Amendment without REAL due process.
This can't end well.
WTH is due process???? This is crap.
So, all you have to do in order to have someone civil rights taken away is to bribe a judge.
Yeah...why I asked for more info. If he’s been running around being a nutjob threatening his neighbor’s cats and whatnot....well, maybe they should lock that dude up and take his goodies away for a bit.
The government isn’t just gonna start walking in and taking stuff.
Things would get a lot less controllable if that happened.
Hell, I may go diving and look for those guns I lost in that canoe accident so many years ago.
Info in the Sun-Sentinel source article: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/parkland/florida-school-shooting/fl-florida-school-shooting-guns-seized-lighthouse-point-20180316-story.html
Condos, he was acting “odd” (really), someone complained.
There is so much room here for disgruntled neighbors & vendettas.
The linked article provides more details. From the read I would surmise the man may be a paranoid schizophrenic, he has come to the attention of law enforcement before. It is likely his neighbors were rightly concerned with his behavior and access to firearms.
Yep. No disagreement here....
So, where do we go from here?
Anyone can say you’re unstable and get LEO involved to take away (even if temporarily) your God given right to self defence.
Where do we go from here?
You ready to pull that trigger?
Pull it. I got your back....but a whole lot of others better too.
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