Disabled war vet says no when cops show up to his home to confiscate firearms: ‘No one’s taking my guns without due process’

HNewsWire-Iraq War veteran Leonard Cottrell Jr. knows his Constitutional rights, so he’s not going to let anyone confiscate his guns without a proper warrant and due process.

Cottrell, a disabled Army veteran who served three tours during “Operation Iraqi Freedom,” was working at a New Jersey Wawa store on June 14 when his wife called him to say that police officers were at their home demanding to seize his guns. The cops did not have a search warrant.

The two police officers said they were investigating a comment that Cottrell’s 13-year-old son had made about his middle school’s security.

Cottrell’s wife allowed the cops to search their son’s room even though they didn’t have a search warrant. The officers found no guns in the bedroom of Cottrell’s son, but they did find a shotgun and a pistol in the Cottrells’ home that Leonard has permits to own.

When the police tried to confiscate his guns, Cottrell put his foot down. “No one from the state was going to take my firearms without due process,” he told NJ.com.

Cottrell said he believes the attempted unlawful seizure of his guns stems from a new law that New Jersey’s Democratic governor Phil Murphy signed that makes it easier for police to confiscate guns.

Like other states, New Jersey has been toughening up its gun laws amid liberal outcry following the Valentine’s Day shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida.

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Iraq War veteran Leonard Cottrell Jr. schooled cops who tried to confiscate his guns without a search warrant. (screenshot)

HNewsWire-While meeting with lawmakers on Wednesday, President Trump discussed gun violence restraining orders that would give law enforcement the ability to remove weapons from people who are reported to be dangers to themselves or others by obtaining a court order, but stated, “I like taking the guns early.” He further expressed openness to “take the guns first, go through due process second.”

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Liberal activists like David Hogg are protesting the Second Amendment. (screenshot)

It’s unclear what Cottrell’s son is accused of saying at school that warranted the search on his home. The teenager has been barred from attending his middle-school graduation and was not allowed to return to school.

“He’s upset,” Cottrell said of his son. “He didn’t do anything wrong, and he doesn’t understand why it happened. He was just having a conversation with nothing as far as threats. It shouldn’t have blown up the way it did.”

In response to the ruckus, a rep for the New Jersey State Police backpedaled in a statement: “Troopers responded to Mr. Cottrell’s residence in reference to the report of a possible school threat. Based on their investigation, it was determined that Mr. Cottrell’s weapons did not need to be seized.”

Cottrell told police he would keep his guns outside his home until the investigation is completed. This incident spotlights how the liberal movement against the Second Amendment is having a trickle-down effect on law-abiding citizens.

Whether you like guns or not, the Second Amendment guarantees Americans the right to bear arms for self-defense.

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said she supports the Second Amendment because her father used it to protect her family against the Ku Klux Klan, the racist organization founded by the Democratic Party.

“Let me tell you why I’m a defender of the Second Amendment,” Rice said on The View. “I grew up in Alabama in the late ‘50s, early ‘60s. There was no way that Bull Connor and the Birmingham police were going to protect you.”

Rice continued: “When Knight Riders would come through our neighborhood, my father and friends would take their guns and fire in the air if anybody came through. I don’t think they actually hit anybody. But they protected the neighborhood.”
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