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If gun grabbers get their way there will be a second revolution

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke appeared on anti-gun, anti-second amendment Piers Morgan’s CNN show and warned that gun grabbers could trigger a second American revolution, “the likes of which would make the first revolution pale by comparison.”

Sheriff Clarke urges Milwaukee County residents that he serves to consider learning firearm safety because there will be “a duty to protect yourself and your family.”

In a message posted on the sheriff’s website, Clarke wrote, “I need you in the game, but are you ready? With officers laid off and furloughed, simply calling 911 and waiting is no longer your best option. You can beg for mercy from a violent criminal, hide under the bed, or you can fight back; but are you prepared?”

He noted Chicago’s police chief had called the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution “a danger to public safety.”

Sheriff Clarke said, “This is about attacking the Second Amendment, it’s about going after the wrong crowd.

“This has nothing to do with violence reduction because the type of violence that we’re talking about, that I see on the streets in the Milwaukee area on a daily basis, is not even committed using the weapons that the left is trying to ban.” Clarke said in an interview with Steve Watson of

“They are not using assault rifles, they are not using high capacity magazines, they are not buying their ammo over the Internet. The criminals couldn’t care less about a background check, so that tells me that this is ingenuous.” he added.

When Clarke was asked why the Obama administration was pushing hard to introduce strict gun regulations he responded by pointing toward the general push for increased governmental control over society.

“Government control cannot go on as long as people have some sort of ability to say ‘hey wait just a doggone minute’,” Clarke said. “That’s what the government fears, they don’t really fear the criminals, they support the criminals. What they fear is a law abiding person,” he added.

What’s Sheriff Clarke’s remedy for the push toward more government control? “Read the Declaration of Independence, it’s right there where a law abiding people say ‘enough is enough, you are exerting too much influence in our lives, this is tyrannical and we’re going to stop it.’ That’s what they are worried about,” he concluded.

Thank you Sheriff Clarke.

Keith Hansen

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