Sunday, January 13, 2013

NEW: Vallejo town hall hostile to gun-control congressman

Of all the places in the Union, the WORST place to try to implement more restrictive laws on gun ownership is CA.  With cities and counties emptying their roles of public service employees (read: policemen) to fight rising pension costs or worse, bankruptcy, what are citizens left to protect themselves and their property with?

Vallejo’s 115,000 residents have good reason to arm themselves. The year before this Bay Area city entered bankruptcy in May 2008, it had 145 police officers. Three years later, when it exited bankruptcy, there were just 91 officers left on the force, according to Perhaps not coincidentally, Vallejo suffers nearly double the rate of crime as the rest of the state and country.

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