It sure seems a ton of anti-gun politicians get arrested carrying firearms…
Via The Blaze:
Missouri state Senator Jamilah Nasheed, a Democrat who was sponsored several “anti-gun” bills in her state, was arrested Monday night during a protest outside of the Ferguson Police Department. However, it’s what police officers found on her that is raising eyebrows.
Nasheed was carrying a loaded 9mm handgun and extra rounds of ammunition, according to Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson. She also refused to take a breathalyzer test after officers determined she “smelled strongly of intoxicants,” sources told KMOV-TV.
Nasheed claimed on Tuesday that she was not intoxicated at the time of her arrest and emphasized that she is a legal concealed carry permit holder.
Police arrested and charged the state senator with failure to obey lawful order of police and manner of walking in the roadway after she and other protesters refused to get out of the street.
Here’s a picture of Ms. Nasheed apparently playing around with a gun:
Nasheed has said that if the prosecutor refuses to indict Darren Wilson, that past riots would look like a ‘picnic’ compared to the havoc that would occur:
According to one of her fellow Ferguson activist/lawmakers, Sen. Maria Chapelle-Nadal, Nasheed when she was young was in a gang called the Switchblade Sistas during which time Nasheed stabbed someone.
It will be interesting to see if other charges are pursued against Nasheed. It is illegal to conceal carry while intoxicated. She was not carrying her permit which could subject her to a fine. If she had a permit, how was she able to obtain it, given that she has a prior violent past history?