“You never let a serious crisis go to waste.” — socialist fmr. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel
New Mexico’s far-left machine has been working for years behind the surface looking for every opportunity to take over the state. Recent legislation proposed by socialist Albuquerque City Councilor Pat Davis (who said f*** the NRA) will do just that: help radical Mayor Tim Keller grab massive amounts of power and use the Coronavirus to do it.
The legislation masquerading as “civil emergency powers” to combat the Coronavirus would grant Keller the right to cease the sale of firearms, declare curfews, close any and all streets, close liquor stores, close places of “mass assembly” and order private employers to take measures to stop the spread of the threat of a virus.
That is the keyword in this legislation — “threat.” The emergency powers are not in the event of a virus outbreak but in the event of THE THREAT OF AN OUTBREAK, meaning they can be used wherever and whenever.
Other far-left towns, such as Champagne, Illinois have adopted this legislation, which mirrors almost verbatim what Davis has proposed, showing a direct line of communication between Davis’ legislation and other radical left-wing municipalities, most likely connected to a larger “progressive” group feeding them the verbiage.
After all, Davis is the founder of the leftist misinformation site “New Mexico Political Report,” and was the executive director of its funding source, dark money “nonprofit” ProgressNow NM, which is funded by billionaire George Soros.
A new series on New Mexico’s far-left “progressive” dark-money groups and their connection to taking over New Mexico is coming soon.
Davis’ legislation directly violates federal law codified at 42 U.S.C. § 5207, which prohibits persons acting under color of federal law, receiving federal funds, or acting at the direction of a federal employee from seizing or authorizing the seizure of lawfully-possessed firearms during a state of emergency.
Even more startling than the blatant power-grab by Davis and Keller is the fact that they are conveniently using socialist Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s order banning people from congregating in groups of more than 100 due to Coronavirus. Davis and Keller are using this to ban people from publicly testifying at the City Council’s March 16th committee hearing, limiting attendance only to “City Councilors, critical Council and Administrative Staff, and credentialed members of the press.” The hearing will happen at 5:00 p.m.
Comments will only be allowed through remote channels, such as email, fax, and an online comment section.
If you would like to contact the Albuquerque City Councilors in concern about this legislation, their contact information is below:
City Councilor Lan Sena, Dist. 1
City Councilor Isaac Benton, Dist. 2
City Councilor Klarissa J. Peña, Dist. 3
City Councilor Brook Bassan, Dist. 4
City Councilor Cynthia Borrego, Dist. 5
City Councilor Pat Davis, Dist. 6 (DEFINITELY CONTACT HIM)
City Councilor Diane Gibson, Dist. 7
City Councilor Trudy Jones, Dist. 8
City Councilor Don Harris, Dist. 9
Contact mayor Tim Keller here: https://www.cabq.gov/mayor/contact-us/email-the-mayor