(ThePatriotSource.com)- This week, Detroit Police Chief James Craig hit back against the radical Democrat agenda to defund and disarm police departments across the country. Craig took Democratic Senator Ed Market to task over his support for disarming “every police department” of certain non-lethal munitions and weapons.
The Democratic Senator seemed to suggest that police officers shouldn’t be able to fight back against far-left extremists, and even argued that officers “routinely attack peaceful protesters with brute force.” A claim which was not backed up by evidence…because the evidence, including a wealth of video footage, shows police officers being violently attacked by non-peaceful “protesters.”
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Senator Market said that America “must disarm these officers, and every other police department in America, of weapons of war, and enact a nationwide ban on tear gas, rubber and plastic bullets, and bean bag rounds.”
Markey said that the streets are “Not meant to be battlefields” but failed to acknowledge the fact that far-left rioters are the ones who started the riots.
“Law enforcement’s use of tear gas also compounds the effects of structural racism, because we know communities of color are already suffering disproportionately during this global respiratory pandemic. It’s time we stop using these potentially lethal weapons against our own people,” he said.
Has Senator Market not noticed the violence being committed in the streets? The fact that rioters blinded police officers with lasers in Portland? And the firebombs being thrown at federal buildings? Perhaps he didn’t see the news those days.
Police Chief James Craig was asked for his opinion on the statement on Fox News on Monday night.
“Absolutely ridiculous,” he told anchor Martha MacCallum. “You know what I find fascinating, Martha, and even Rashida Tlaib here out of my state here in Michigan who is calling for me to resign, let me just say this. When are we going to start talking about disarming criminals? I’ve been on the record, I support law-abiding citizens to be armed by criminals?”
“And so it’s okay to attack police officers and then everyone always says one thing, ‘These were peaceful protesters.’ So I guess when you throw Molotov cocktails, railroad spikes, other projectiles, using green lasers, I guess that constitutes being peaceful,” he added.
What is it with the Democrats and wanting to disarm the police while violent rioters are burning down buildings every night?
Isn’t now exactly the kind of time when the police might…come in handy?