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New Mexican Residents are FED UP with Gun Restrictions

2nd amendment activists have begun protesting in Old Town, New Mexico, instead of a controversial health order.

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham restricts citizens’ ability to carry guns, disregarding open carry and concealed carry permits.

Gov. Grisham’s actions are in clear violation of the 2nd amendment.

But like most Democrats…

She doesn’t care.

Take a look at this:

More from The Guardian:

New Mexico state representatives Stefani Lord and John Block are calling for the impeachment of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham after Grisham issued an emergency order suspending the right to carry firearms in public in and around Albuquerque, the state’s largest city.

The governor on Friday issued an emergency order suspending the right to carry firearms in public across Albuquerque and the surrounding county for at least 30 days amid a spate of gun violence.

“This is an abhorrent attempt at imposing a radical, progressive agenda on an unwilling populace. Rather than addressing crime at its core, Governor Grisham is restricting the rights of law-abiding gun owners,” the statement from Lord read.

Grisham said she felt compelled to act in response to gun deaths, including the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old boy outside a minor league baseball stadium this week.

The firearms suspension is tied to a threshold for violent crime rates that only the Albuquerque area currently meets. Police and licensed security guards are exempt from the temporary ban.

Violators could face civil penalties and a fine of up to $5,000, said a spokesperson for the governor, Caroline Sweeney.

Under the order, people with concealed carry permits still are allowed to transport guns to some private locations, such as a gun range or gun store – provided that the firearm has a trigger lock or some other container or mechanism that makes it impossible to discharge.

Grisham acknowledged that not all law enforcement officials were on board with her decision.

“I welcome the debate and fight about how to make New Mexicans safer,” she said at a news conference, flanked by leading law enforcement officials, including the district attorney for the Albuquerque area.

The Bernalillo county sheriff, John Allen, said in a statement late on Friday that he has reservations about the order but is ready to cooperate to tackle gun violence.

It is absolutely disgusting that a government official feels they can restrict our constitutional rights.


There are straightforward ways to have amendments stricken from the Constitution.

And those all include the FEDERAL government, and it is NOT easy.

Grisham needed to be impeached yesterday.

Well, Grisham is getting what she deserves.

Residents in Albuquerque are defying the order and publicly protesting while bearing their guns.

God bless them.

More from KOB 4 News:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – More than a hundred people openly carried their guns in Old Town as they protested Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s recent controversial move on firearms.

“We’re not here to cause any issues. We’re just here to you know, express our amendment rights. And, you know, we’ll go from there,” said Derek J. a gun owner.

This was a rally against part of Lujan Grisham’s public health emergency on gun violence. Specifically, the part where she banned carrying guns – either through open or concealed carry permits – in Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque for 30 days.

“No constitutional right, in my view, including my oath, is intended to be absolute. There are restrictions on free speech, there are restrictions on my freedoms,” said Lujan Grisham Friday.

“My jaw dropped for a Second Amendment to be suspended. It’s, it’s unconstitutional, we gotta put it that way. A lot of people here feel the same way,” said Derek.

Stay around to keep updated on the story.

Let us hope the impeachment process is swift and this unlawful order is stricken from New Mexico.


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