Weakened arsenal: Mayors quitting Mike's anti-gun group
Mayor Bloomberg's anti gun club suddenly isn't such a hot ticket.
His gun control group Mayors Against Illegal Guns has lost more than 50 of its original members in the last few months, as disenchanted mayors quit the coalition or leave office.
Read more at: The Washington Post
Here's an excerpt:
“The original focus, I thought, was going to be . . . on better enforcement of our existing laws, and if anything, we have talked about not getting involved with things like banning assault weapons and banning magazine clips,” former member Rockford (Ill.) Mayor Lawrence Morrissey told BuzzFeed, which first reported the dwindling membership.
Morrissey received rousing applause at a town hall meeting last month when he announced he was quitting Bloomberg’s group.
NAG (numbskulls against guns) will probably not drop the names even if they do quit.