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Gun Rights Advocates Target California Detective Following Facebook Posts

February 16, 2010  | 


Gun rights advocates have a California police detective in their cross hairs after he apparently posted comments on Facebook advocating that "open carry" supporters should be shot, reports Fox News.

Those comments caught the attention of a California attorney and blogger, as well as a Virginia man who started a Facebook group calling for the termination of East Palo Alto Police Det. Rod Tuason.

John Taylor, whose Facebook group had 54 members as of midday Friday, said the Facebook thread confirmed gun owners' worst fears.

"Any sworn officer who suggests shooting law-abiding citizens for exercising their most basic constitutional rights deserves the full wrath of America's gun owners," Taylor told FoxNews.com. "It's an affront."

Read the full story at foxnews.com.


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ROB ROY @ 2/16/2010 6:25 PM

Are you kidding me? Do they not do background or mental check's on california cops. I f he's willing to murder a Law Abiding Citizen for excersising his rights what's he going do to a real criminal. Somebody need's to look at this scum bag's work history and make sure he didnt kill someone that was just unlucky to come accross him.

Morning Eagle @ 2/16/2010 10:51 PM

He has the right to express his own opinions but apparently doesn't remember, (or care?) that he is not just John Q. citizen. He is a representative of his department 24-7-365 and anything he says or does publicly reflects back on his department and on the public image of law enforcement in general. He apparently didn't read or heed D. Scoville's recent article addressing officers doing this very thing. This kind of comment is particularly offensive in that it indicates an arrogant contempt for the Constitutional rights of law abiding citizens he took an oath to protect and serve. Such an attitude certainly could lead to an unjustified use of deadly force if the circumstances happened to be just right. Can his department afford to take that chance? I wouldn't think so.

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