In a 28-2 vote yesterday, the California Senate voted to exempt it’s members from the oppressive and pointless gun laws that it has inflicted on the rest of California according to The Washington Times;
Legislators apparently think they alone are worthy to pack heat on the streets for personal protection, and the masses ought to wait until the police arrive.
This is just one of many bills Golden State politicians used this legislative session to set themselves apart from the little people, the ones who pay their inflated salaries.
This is less than a month after the California legislature voted to ban open carry for the peasants;
The bill, AB144, would make it a misdemeanor to carry an exposed and unloaded gun in a public place, street or vehicle except in some unincorporated areas. It was approved 45-29 largely along party lines and moves to the Senate.
It makes you wonder what they have in store for us, doesn’t it?
Families shouldn’t have to fear for their safety if they’re out for a walk and see someone packing a pistol, [Democratic Assemblyman Anthony Portantino of La Canada Flintridge] said, and police shouldn’t have to answer calls to respond to those fears.
He said a loophole in current law allows people to carry unloaded weapons in public even if they’re carrying ammunition on the same belt.
“You don’t need a handgun to order a cheeseburger,” he said.
We don’t need nanny Democrats to tell us what we do and don’t need, either.