The Orange County Register’s Norberto Santana has a scoop on the the Grand Jury report that backs her up on the issue.
The Orange County grand jury has a message for county supervisors, gun rights advocates and everyone else who disagrees with Sheriff Sandra Hutchens’ plan to reduce concealed weapons permits: “Let the sheriff do her job.”
That’s the title of the grand jury report to be released today, according to a confidential copy obtained by The Orange County Register.
Hutchens has spent months arguing with local lawmakers and gun advocates over her plan to make it tougher to get gun permits.
Critics have said that Hutchens, a former Los Angeles Police Department administrator, is mistakenly bringing an LA-standard to a staunchly Republican county. Hutchens argues she is just enforcing state law and refuses to use the permit issue to advance policy beliefs on gun rights.
“An orderly society is the goal. Public safety is the paramount consideration,” concludes the grand jury report. “The fact that public clamor has reached the ears of politicians is irrelevant.”
Ouch! Read the rest HERE.