Anti-gun sheriff demonstrates conclusively just who shouldn’t have access to guns

Anti-gun sheriff demonstrates conclusively just who shouldn’t have access to guns

Des Moines County Sheriff Mike Johnstone, who has been well-known as an anti-Second Amendment sheriff, has ironically demonstrated why he, not the citizens he serves, should not be carrying a gun. Johnstone shot himself in the hand after he negligently fired a round from his weapon while cleaning it!

WQAD reports:

Sheriff Mike Johnstone sustained a gunshot wound to his left hand as he cleaned his personal handgun, at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 16, 2015, according to a statement from the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office. …

The Iowa Firearms Coalition notices the irony of Sheriff Johnstone’s negligence and wonders how it will impact renewals to permit carry (something that is just as unconstitutional, for keeping and bearing arms is a right, not something you need to ask government for permission to do). …

Thankfully, there are many sheriffs and police chiefs across the nation who are calling for citizens to exercise their rights to keep and bear arms under the protection of the Second Amendment.

In October, Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers said he would disregard any executive order to confiscate guns. In December, Police Chief Randy Kennedy said that such actions by Obama via executive order would “cause a revolution.”  Just last year, Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis of Maryland said that if Obama made a play for guns, he would get an all-out civil war.

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