(Of course the criminals won’t care, but that’s for another story).
So, in this fictional (?) scenario we no longer have the right to bear arms, but the Police and other necessary professionals still can as a part of their jobs.
You’re now unarmed. Then, because of that sometimes nasty thing called the Economy, your local police force gets totally underfunded and says…
“Sorry, we don’t have the resources to help you in an emergency … we aren’t coming.”
This is just fiction, right?
Apparantely it’s not in Miami-Dade, FL, according to Guns N’ Freedom:
According to wsvn, the proposed budget cuts would create a negative impact on public safety.
John Rivera, president of the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association, said, “If the mayor’s not going to provide security, then my recommendation, as an experienced law enforcement officer for nearly 40 years, is either buy yourself an attack dog, put bars on your windows and doors and get yourself some firearms because you’re going to have to protect yourselves. We won’t be able to.”
These comments followed the decision by Mayor Carlos Gimenez to cut $64 million from the 2014-2015 budget which will result in the loss of at least 600 police jobs in the county.
Emphasis ours, and filed under “Are you freakin’ kidding me?”
So don’t let any gun-grabbing liberal try to talk you out of your guns, because a time may come when your city runs into economic trouble and tells you the following: