NYPD Union To Join Lawsuit Against NFL Gun Ban

NYPD Union To Join Lawsuit Against NFL Gun Ban

The New York Police Department’s Sergeants Benevolent Association (SBA) will join Minnesota police unions’ lawsuit against NFL gun ban.

According to the New York Post, SBA president Edward Mullins said the NFL’s policy barring off-duty officers from carrying guns into games “is a violation of any state laws that allow off-duty cops to carry their guns in public places.”

Mullins added: “The NFL is telling us that highly trained law enforcement officers shouldn’t be allowed to enter stadiums with their guns.”

On February 18th Breitbart News reported that the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association (MPPOA) was suing over the NFL’s policy. MPPOA says the gun ban “violates state law, and could put the public and officers in danger.”

Off-duty officers in Texas will still carry guns into the state’s two NFL stadiums. As state officials say, “Texas state law overrides the NFL policy.”

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