Real surprise, isn't it[/sarcasm]?
I’m the mayor of one of the largest cities in the Hudson Valley, just 90
minutes north of New York City. I’m a life member of the National Rifle
Association and a former member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, or
MAIG, started by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2006.
It did not take long to realize that MAIG’s agenda was much more than
ridding felons of illegal guns; that under the guise of helping mayors
facing a crime and drug epidemic, MAIG intended to promote confiscation
of guns from law-abiding citizens.
Special treatment from ATF for people with badges:
DOJ spokeswoman Dana Brueck
said the ATF investigated the allegations and determined one weapon had
been improperly modified. The gun was reconfigured to conform with ATF
regulations and no one was disciplined, she said.
facts in this matter convinced us (the) agent had acted in 'good faith'
and inadvertently violated compliance regulations," Brueck said. "We
brought the matter to the ATF's attention, and it was immediately
Chances of plain old citizen getting this kind of tolerance: zero.