Democrat Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham tried to unilaterally suspend New Mexicans’ Second Amendment rights on Thursday, under the guise of a “public health emergency.”
The two-term governor handed down a 30-day suspension of concealed and open-carry in Bernalillo County, the state’s most populated region and home of Albuquerque. Grisham cited three shootings in July, August, and September to attempt to justify suspending citizens’ constitutional freedoms via an executive public health order.
“The time for standard measures has passed,” Grisham said in a press release. Apparently, “when New Mexicans are afraid to be in crowds, to take their kids to school, to leave a baseball game — when their very right to exist is threatened by the prospect of violence at every turn,” Grisham thinks it’s