Brevard County Sheriff Calls Out Anti-Second Amendment Extremists ~ VIDEO

Florida – -(AmmoLand.com)- Second Amendment supporters will recall that in the wake of the Parkland school shooting in 2018, then-Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel immediately moved to blame the NRA, all the while covering up how his office botched numerous calls involving the shooter. The “Cowards of Broward” were rightly derided then, and AmmoLand News even called out then-gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum for defending them.

So, the comments by Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey are a breath of fresh air for those who believe in the Second Amendment. In a video coming in at just under four and a half minutes, Ivey blasts many of the talking points we’ve come to expect from anti-Second Amendment extremists in the wake of horrific crimes and acts of madness that make national news, while also pointing out that strict laws don’t stop the misuse of firearms.

“Tell me I’m wrong for thinking that gun control advocates should wake up and realize that law-abiding citizens aren’t the ones killing people every day in places like Chicago and New York,” Ivey said, naming two cities with some of the most onerous restrictions on our right to keep and bear arms. Don’t believe me about the myriad of restrictions? Check out the NRA-ILA’s summaries for Illinois and New York for yourself – and know that those two cities have added even more on top of what are in the state summaries.

“Not once do they ever talk about keeping violent criminals who shoot people locked up or even stricter penalties for freaking criminals who steal guns from law-abiding citizens,” Ivey added.

Much of that would come as common sense to loyal AmmoLand News readers. Ivey goes even further, slamming the media for not covering the times that law-abiding citizens prevent crimes – or stopped them while they are in progress – by using firearms. He then goes on to take down the talking points of many anti-Second Amendment extremists.

“Violent criminals don’t care anything about background checks or buying a gun at the gun show. You know why? Because they don’t legally buy guns in the first place,” Ivey says, taking aim at calls for “universal” background checks. Ivey instead pointed out that many criminals either steal guns or buy stolen guns (18 USC 922 and 18 USC 924 show that strong penalties are in place for stealing guns – or even being in possession of a stolen gun). Ivey also called for bringing back provisions like “10-20-Life” that targeted the misuse of firearms in violent crimes.

“I know it’s perplexing, but my guns never shoot without the trigger being pulled by a human,” Ivey said. “So, it’s not the gun that commits an act of violence,” he added. “It’s the person with the gun who makes it do harm to others.”

Second Amendment supporters will enjoy this video. They also need to work to elect more like Sheriff Ivey to federal, state, and local offices. One way to help do so is to support the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action and Political Victory Fund to ensure that the current anti-Second Amendment regimes in the House, Senate, and White House – not to mention those in control of too many state and local governments – are defeated at the ballot box as soon as possible.


About Harold Hutchison

Writer Harold Hutchison has more than a dozen years of experience covering military affairs, international events, U.S. politics and Second Amendment issues. Harold was consulting senior editor at Soldier of Fortune magazine and is the author of the novel Strike Group Reagan. He has also written for the Daily Caller, National Review, Patriot Post, Strategypage.com, and other national websites.Harold Hutchison

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APG member
APG member
5 months ago

Every sheriff you know is all too happy to enforce the unconstitutional NFA. Why do you admire them?

Rogue
Rogue
5 months ago

Sheriff’s who respect their oath’s and the Constitution are needed in every county. They may become the next to last bulwark of defense against radical communist politicians. The people will be the final defense.

JSNMGC
JSNMGC
5 months ago
Reply to  Rogue

Don’t get your hopes up:

American Patriot
American Patriot
5 months ago

We will talk about it till every gun of law abiding people are gun free or dead.

CoosaTotahK9
CoosaTotahK9
5 months ago

This Sheriff may be a good man. His words ring true, but, at the very least, possibly out of ignorance, his perception is tarnished standing in front of a defaced flag of our country in the shape of our country. This states loudly “POLICE STATE” in defiance of the principles of our country by stepping on and defiling our country’s flag to promote an elitist group, law enforcement, above “We the People” and all else! I do not say this lightly. I am a 16 year military veteran, a disabled veteran, and a former federal officer. I grew up in… Read more »

loveaduck
loveaduck
5 months ago
Reply to  CoosaTotahK9

Defaced, How?

Roland T. Gunner
Roland T. Gunner
5 months ago

Don’r target “the misuse of firearms in violent crime”, thats a feel-good concept that demonizes firearms. Target all violent crime, by whatever means, the same.

swmft
swmft
5 months ago

supreme court helped the cowards when they police dont have to stop or prevent crime jus strive to solve the crimes protect and serve is dead

masterlifter
masterlifter
5 months ago

Our Sheriff’s are often our last defense against the Federals. Pay very close attention at election time and support our friendlies.

jmb1911
jmb1911
5 months ago

A well written article about Sheriff Ivey and what he says is the truth. There are more than enough existing gun laws, between federal and states to enforce against criminals who possess, and use guns illegally or in any criminal nature. Thus si something the antigun politicians at all levels of government and the anti gun / gun safety groups never mention. Their focus is always on the gun and not the person who actually used a firearm for unlawful purposes. The anti’s (pols and gun groups) after any mass shooting call for more gun control laws to solve the… Read more »

Hogleg
Hogleg
5 months ago

Thank you for bringing this information to light Harold. Another bit of Florida news that most won’t see is just how close Florida was to having Andrew Gillum as our Governor, it was a close race but thank God DeSantis prevailed. Months after his election defeat for the Governor’s office Andrew Gillum was found by south Florida police passed out naked on the floor of a hotel room with a crack dealer and a male escort in the room with him. Gillum told the responding officers he had had to much to drink. Just wondering if this qualifies Gillum for… Read more »

Roland T. Gunner
Roland T. Gunner
5 months ago
Reply to  Hogleg

Disgusting.

JH1961
JH1961
5 months ago

He sounds like a good candidate for a future Florida governor.

Choogie
Choogie
5 months ago
Reply to  JH1961

Great article on this Sheriff. However always be sure where a sheriff stands when running for office. I have known a lot of sheriffs that don’t feel the same as Wayne Ivey. If the sheriff doesn’t stand for the second amendment he doesn’t stand for justice. Check them out before you Vote for them.

Last edited 5 months ago by Choogie
Joe
Joe
5 months ago

Am I missing a link to the video?

APG member
APG member
5 months ago

Did you snap your pistol upper on to your carbine lower? You have broken the law Son! Off to the rape cage to join a racist gang!

CourageousLion
CourageousLion
5 months ago
Reply to  APG member

Those restrictions are easy to understand…if you are insane.

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