Bloomberg’s Gun War Is Anti-Cop?

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts.

Cam Edwards of has a piece today on Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s anti-gun crusade, arguing that Bloomberg is hijacking the role of the police when it come to illegal gun investigations and is actually putting cops in danger. Quote:

But what happens when
Bloomberg gets his hands on this information? Law enforcement investigations
are put at risk. Last year, when Bloomberg used civilian private investigators
to try and illegally purchase firearms in several states, he put as many as
eighteen active law enforcement investigations at risk. And how did Bloomberg
choose the gun dealers he targeted? ATF trace data from several years ago,
before the law had changed. Bloomberg says he found evidence of illegal activity,
but for months now has declined to share that evidence with ATF, the agency
tasked with enforcing our federal gun laws. If the mayor is really serious
about going after illegal activity, why isn’t he cooperating with law

Read more here.