Hear that pounding at your door? It is the Beloit, Wisconsin, police chief demanding that you allow him and his jackbooted thug officers to roam through your house looking for guns. Seriously. That is what Chief Norm Jacobs wants citizens of his town to allow.
This has to be one of the most un-American ideas imaginable. To allow government thugs to freely roam through your home looking for something that under the Constitution you are allowed to have in the first place is a bad, bad idea.
But not only is Chief Jacobs a promulgator of anti-American policies, he is also a screeching purveyor of hyperbole. In his address to the city, he said guns were *just like* Ebola.
“Gun violence is as serious as the Ebola virus is being represented in the media, and we should fight it using the tools that we’ve learned from our health providers,” the chief said last week.
Hear that, America? Chief Jacobs thinks your Second Amendment rights is like a virus. If that isn’t a perfect example of the way leftists think there is no better example.
So, is there some sort of gun emergency in Beloit? According to the local newspaper, this year there have been six “gun related” homicides and 10 armed robberies. So, for these incidents, Chief Jacobs wants to suspend the Fourth and Second Amendments of the United States Constitution.
Still, this is a bad idea on more than airy Constitutional issues. Inviting police into your home is a horrible idea in every case. After all, a police officer’s job is to arrest lawbreakers and if they are stumping through your home and they see something they deem to be illegal, you will be arrested. After all, they are duty bound to arrest if they feel you have broken some law or are in possession of something they’ve deemed to be illegal.
By allowing these government thugs into your home you are essentially assuring that you will be arrested for something they don’t like. It is a pretty foolish move on the part of the citizen, really.
Jacobs isn’t the first stormtrooper who had this brilliant idea, though. Democrats in Washington State also tried to institute this sort of policy last year. But in Washington State, the law would have required every citizen in the state to allow police in to make sure that guns are “stored properly” in the home. At least in Beloit, the chief said his policy was voluntary!