Neo-Cons are now demanding that they be allowed to bring their beloved guns into the Republican Convention in Cleveland this summer. And they have started an online petition in hopes to have those demands met.
A new online petition was started this week on the website Change.org by neo-Cons who want to be able to openly carry their guns into the Republican National Convention being held in July in Cleveland, Ohio. The original goal of the petition was 5,000 signatures. But as I write this article the petition already has over 37,000.
According to USA Today, Americans For Responsible Open Carry is the group purportedly behind this effort. But their name does not appear anywhere on the petition, and they only accept online messages from network supporters.
Although Ohio is an open-carry state, the Quicken Loans Arena where the Convention is being held does not currently allow firearms. And according to the righties who put this petition together, this makes the Arena one of “Barack HUSSEIN Obama’s gun-free zones” making it a prime target for ISIS and evil-doers alike.
“This is a direct affront to the Second Amendment and puts all attendees at risk.
By forcing attendees to leave their firearms at home, the RNC and Quicken Loans Arena are putting tens of thousands of people at risk both inside and outside of the convention site.
This doesn’t even begin to factor in the possibility of an ISIS terrorist attack on the arena during the convention. Without the right to protect themselves, those at the Quicken Loans Arena will be sitting ducks, utterly helpless against evil-doers, criminals or others who wish to threaten the American way of life.”
Alee Lockman, a spokesperson for the RNC, said that security for the event was being handled by the Secret Service, along with Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and state and federal authorities.
“They are coordinating and will be continuously refining security plans leading up to the national convention.”
I would think that this entire idea would seem ludicrous to most sane people. I mean, an Arena full of drunk Republicans packing heat….what could possibly go wrong there, right??
But then again, maybe we should all go ahead and sign this petition and just let natural selection take its course.
Enjoy your Convention neo-Cons….it’s likely going to be the last bit of celebrating you’re going to be doing for a long, long time.