Illinois Democrat State Sen. Donne Trotter joins a long list of leftists who live by a simple rule: Guns for me, but not for thee. Despite prosecutors charging him for allegedly trying to bring a gun onto an aircraft at O’Hare Airport, the South Side Democrat once voted against allowing Illinoisans to carry concealed weapons. Trotter later voted “present” on another measure that would have softened the penalty for getting caught with a concealed weapon. His arrest brings the number of sitting Illinois lawmakers facing criminal charges to three, which is a high-water mark
Comments: Their hypocrisy is stunning. So what´s new.
Another shocker from the party of "Do as I say, not as I do". A graduate of the Carl Rowan Institute for Gun Control (he advocated "a law that says anyone found in possession of a handgun except a legitimate officer of the law goes to jail—period." - that was, of course, except for him when he shot a teenager in his backyard).
The big question is what kind of upbringing did this miscreant have? Also important is this just a way to keep the colored people down? Why are these people always anti-me-having-a-gun, but never really anti-them-having-a-gun?
They feel they have a ´right´ to break the laws just like the other two mentioned. They really think they are entitled to commit bribery and bank fraud without consequences. They are Dem politicians and they are black. They are also from Chicago and that says it all.
I had a friend stopped in Atlanta at the TSA checkpoint with a small semi-auto pistol that he forgot was in his carry-on. Being stopped there is a misdemeanor but he still got fined $5,000 plus paying his lawyer. They told him that he was lucky and that if he had gotten on the airplane with it he would have been charged with a felony.
The TSA people said it happened frequently. People would just forget they had it like my friend did.
#11, with all due respect, this isn´t about the State Senator forgetting he had the gun or about his making stupid mistakes...this is about someone using their POWER and Authority to outlaw guns for everyone else, but then thinking that he should be allowed to be exempt. THAT is the hypocrisy... Why should he make laws that throw everyone else in jail for having a gun (a Constitutionally protected right) and then he can go around with his own gun and do whatever he wants?
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