“A spike in crime over the past few weeks while New York City policemen and women have been diverted to deal with the on-going Occupy Wall Street protest prove that Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun policies are working against law-abiding citizens who cannot protect themselves from crimes of opportunity,” the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms claimed in a press statement yesterday.
The New York Post reported over the weekend that the number of people shot went up 154 percent for a one week period, which is more than double the number of people shot during the same week last year, and overall jumped 28 percent during the past month.
So much for the Big Apple’s draconian “gun control” edicts protecting citizens from this sort of thing.
Bloomberg, of course, is notorious as a leading gungrabber, and while his flagship mayor’s organization hides behind the word “illegal,” their words and deeds prove they would just as soon most guns and carrying be just that—illegal—with the exception of an anointed few, including a handful of well-heeled luminaries and celebrities, Bloomberg’s taxpayer-funded bodyguard detail, and of course, the police.
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