When former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg apologized over the weekend for the “stop-and-frisk” program he conducted while in office, it struck a nerve with one of the nation’s biggest grassroots gun rights organizations.
Billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg over the weekend apologized for his “stop-and-frisk” gun control policy while in office. (Screen capture, YouTube, Face the Nation)
The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms quickly took a slap at the billionaire-turned-gun control crusader for not offering an apology to the nation’s 100 million law abiding gun owners as well. According to CCRKBA Chief Alan Gottlieb,
Bloomberg, now considering a run for the presidency as a Democrat, “has demonized and penalized for merely exercising their Second Amendment rights.”
Bloomberg was addressing a predominantly black church group in Brooklyn when he reportedly remarked, “I got something important really wrong” with the controversial “stop and frisk” policy.”
That’s not all he got wrong, Gottlieb said in a prepared response.
“You also got my gun rights wrong,” Gottlieb asserted. “For years, Bloomberg has treated the constitutionally-protected Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens
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