Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney speaks during a rally against the Heartbeat Bill and in support of women's reproductive rights inside Philadelphia City Hall on Friday, November 1, 2019. / Photo by Governor Tom Wolf on Flickr

Philadelphia’s Democrat Mayor Jim Kenney suggested that the 2nd Amendment and the Supreme Court were far too lenient regarding gun rights. This statement came after a shooting on the 4th of July that injured two officers.

While outside the hospital where the two officers were being treated for gunshot wounds, Mayor Kenney told reporters that only the police should be allowed to have guns and that he looks forward to retiring from civil service. “I’m concerned every single day,” Kenny said. “I’ll be happy when I’m not the mayor,” he added.

Kenney explained that “It was a chilled back day, beautiful weather. But we live in America where we have the Second Amendment, and we have the Supreme Court of the United States telling everybody they can carry a gun wherever they want.”

Mayor Jim Kenney would also go on to hail Canada for its lack of gun violence. “I was in Canada two weeks ago and never thought about a gun,” he said. “The only people I knew who had guns in Canada were police officers.”

Kenney continued, “that’s the way it should be here,” but admitted that the idea was “never going to happen” in his lifetime.

Mayor Jim Kenney told the media that he worries that there will be more gun violence in the city and that more prominent shootings may happen at significant events. “There’s a lot of goofballs out there with guns and they can get them anytime they want, so this is what we have to live with,” he explained.

Kenney would then suggest that if he were in charge of the country, he would unilaterally strip citizens of the right to bear arms. “If I had the ability to take care of guns, I would,” he said. “But the legislature won’t let us. Congress won’t let us. The governor does the best he can, the attorney general does the best he can, but this is a gun country.”

“It’s crazy,” Kenney said. “We are the most armed country in world history and we are oneĀ  of the least safe.” He then told reporters, “until Americans decide that they want to give up the guns and give up the opportunity to get guns, we’re going to have this problem.”

Mayor Jim Kenney would then lament the 4th of July and other large events. “I don’t enjoy the 4th of July, I didn’t enjoy the Democratic National Convention. I didn’t enjoy the NFL draft. I’m waiting for something bad to happen all the time.”

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Stephen Weiss
1 month ago

I’ll be very Happy when he’s not the Mayor too..we don’t need people in Public Office that ignore the Constitution of the United States!

Stephen Weiss
1 month ago

Oh, I’m sorry, if you make any comment on this site about any Democrat that is negative your comment will be awaiting approval

Kevin
Kevin
1 month ago

Jim Kenney is the one who’s crazy. He just wants a Chinese-styled government in America.

Disgusted citizen
Disgusted citizen
1 month ago

It is IDIOTS like this who have caused all this BULLSHIT to happen in the first place. No respect for LAW ENFORCEMENT and the citizens RIGHTS. They are bending over to satisfy the criminals, AND TO ROB THE CITIZENS OF THEIR constitutional rights. iF YOU BAN GUNS THEN BAN KNIVES, CARS, BATS, ANT OBJECT THAT CAN BE USED TO COMMIT MURDER. IT IS PEOPLE WHO COMMIT THE CRIMES AND MAYHEM. I have NEVER seen an inanimate ever get up on its own and operate by its self much lass commit mayhem or murder, there was ALWAYS a HUMAN behind it.

Clyde
29 days ago

Ban Government, everything they do kills people or ruins their lives.

Boaz
1 month ago

Punish the repeat offenders and the country will be better off, but liberals alway let them out to offend again. Bring back the death penalty for certain crimes.

Harold
Harold
29 days ago

Meanwhile he’s surrounded by men with guns protection him. He wants to create an elite class in which only cops can own guns….tell that to the many unarmed people who have been killed by cops with guns

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