Two More Sheriffs Oppose Maine Ballot Initiative

posted on September 23, 2016

Two more county sheriffs have announced their opposition to Maine Question 3—the anti-gun ballot initiative that outlaws common gun transfers.

Aroostook County Sheriff Darrell Crandall, a 30-year Maine law enforcement veteran, posted his opposition on Facebook: “I studied the language of this initiative some time ago when it was first released,” Crandall said. “It is a mess and reaches way too far. It would needlessly damage hundreds of years of tradition and would do nothing to make us safer. If this was law right now I would have been in violation three times this month and close to a dozen times this year alone.”

Oxford County Sheriff Wayne Gallant agrees, saying in a news release: “If we want a law that addresses criminals and others that should not be in possession of firearms, let’s craft a bill that addresses those issues, and not create a hardship at the expense of all the good citizens in our state who are law-abiding hunters, sportsmen, protectors of property and responsible gun owners. I cannot support Question 3.”

To learn more about Question 3, visit votenoquestion3.org.

Latest

51020716571 C22192fee1 K
51020716571 C22192fee1 K

This Election Will Shape the U.S. Senate

Election Day has come and gone, but one U.S. Senate race still remains up for grabs in Georgia.

Will President Biden Revamp Operation Chokepoint?

One would think that political figures involved in underhanded scandals in the past would not be elevated to positions in which they might try again, but when it comes to President Biden and “Operation Chokepoint,” that’s not even remotely true.

Things Are Rotten In The Big Apple

New York City has long been a breeding ground for anti-Second Amendment sentiment. That’s still the case, but it seems to be getting much worse.

A Group of Senators Want Government Agencies to Enact Gun Control

Anti-Second Amendment legislators want government agencies to ban gun advertising, to use the financial services sector to restrict gun sales and more. These attacks must be stopped.

First Gear: Prep for the Holidays

Prep for the holidays with these must-haves for gun owners.

The Armed Citizen® December 2, 2022

True stories of the right to keep and bear arms.



Get the best of America's 1st Freedom delivered to your inbox.