Anti-Gun Mayor Goes to Prison for Gun-Related Crime

January 15, 2014 - 12:03 PM

A member of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's anti-gun group Mayors Against Illegal Guns has been sentenced to up to 20 months for discharging his firearms to intimidate a man to whom he had an attraction.  It seems that he took Vice President Joe Biden's advice, which is also a violation of gun laws.  Although, I think we can all agree that we shouldn't take advice from folks who don't know gun laws.  Yes, we're looking at your Mr. Vice President.

So, in all, you can go to prison for firing your weapon into the air to warn of would-be attackers - even in a state like Florida that has a "stand your ground" law.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Monday that James Schiliro, the mayor of Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, took 20-year-old Nicholas Dorsam to his home for a few glasses of wine. When Dorsam tried to leave, Schiliro went into a craze, firing his gun into a stack of papers, and threatening to commit suicide.  This episode reportedly lasted for 3.5 hours.  So, it seems this was the rendezvous from hell.

Ironically, Schiliro was one of 600 mayors who signed a letter urging Obama to support needless gun restrictions on law-abiding Americans.