December 8, 2014
(TheAntiMedia) A town in Wisconsin is asking local residents for a favor. The citizens of Beloit, a town located 75 miles southwest of Milwaukee, are being asked to voluntarily give up rights granted to them by the Constitution.
In an effort to ‘get people thinking differently about guns’, Police Chief Norm Jacobs of the Beloit Police Department is asking locals to grant the police department access to their homes so they may search for firearms.
Jacobs admits that he doesn’t believe the citizens of Beloit will be knocking down his door to have their property searched and seized, but states that he hopes this campaign will get younger people to think of gun violence like Ebola. The chief says that he wants local residents to think of home inspections like vaccines that will assist in building up his community’s immune system.”Gun violence is as serious as the Ebola virus is being represented in the media, and we should fight it using the tools that we’ve learned from our health providers,” Chief Jacobs said.
Police claim that their request will allow them to locate guns that the homeowner didn’t know they had in their possession. Jacobs even stated that he believes there is a chance they will discover firearms linked to crimes.
“That’s really what we’re looking for,” the Chief said. “Maybe we’ll find a toy gun that’s been altered by a youngster in the house — and we know the tragedies that can occur there on occasion.”
Maybe in the future, instead of coming up with a plan to search for modified Nerf weapons or developing a campaign that compares knives to leprosy, the Chief of Beloit can perform his sworn duty to protect the rights of his neighbors instead of looking for ways to violate them.
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