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Santa Clara County supervisors approve nearly $1M to expand gun violence response team

Original post made on Feb 8, 2023

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved nearly $1 million Tuesday to expand the county's task force focusing on curbing illegal gun trafficking and armed threats.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 4:14 PM

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Posted by MyFeelz
a resident of another community
on Feb 8, 2023 at 5:43 pm

MyFeelz is a registered user.

"It will also be able to seize guns from residents who are not legally allowed to own them" -- how? Going door to door, asking if the residents have illegal weapons inside?

Hope they don't call the task force "SCORPION". More militarizing of the police in this county kind of indicates we are completely oblivious to what's going on nationally with police response to crimes that have not been committed.

And don't think your six year old child will avoid getting frisked, and zip tied, and arrested for saying "Bang Bang" on the playground. It will likely lead to a warrant to search your house. I think this money could be better spent by educating, rather than restricting civil rights. I'm not a 2nd amendment nut, just a person who doesn't believe that more cops = less guns. I think it actually works the opposite.

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