Are local police for the Second Amendment?

01/29/2013 5:26 PM

01/29/2013 5:27 PM

In the last several weeks we have witnessed the federal government ramp up its desire to disarm law-abiding citizens of the United States using the tragic events of Sandy Hook Elementary School as a convenient way to forward its leftist agenda.

Gun control is not about safety. It is about controlling the individual. That being said, a number of law enforcement agencies led by various sheriffs and chiefs of police throughout the country have seen this encroachment on our rights for what it truthfully is. Many of them have made it clear that they will not willingly allow government agencies to invade private citizens homes and commit the illegal and unethical act of gun confiscation.

As of the writing of this letter we are yet to hear from the heads of any law enforcement agencies within the boundaries of Horry County. As a private citizen I am calling on these individuals both in county and city agencies to let us know where they stand. They will find unmitigated support should they choose to make it clear they defend our Second Amendment rights. However, any and all law enforcement officials and their officers who remain silent should have an eye of suspicion cast on them and their very integrity called into question. Are they for us or against us? It is time for us to know.

The writer lives in Myrtle Beach.

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