The Queen of New Mexico is getting defensive about criticism from the likes of — checks notes — Ted Lieu.
On September 7, 2023, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham issued an Emergency *Health* Order suspending concealed and open carry of guns in New Mexico even for concealed carry permit holders. We covered the action in New Mexico Governor Effectively Suspends 2nd Amendment Under “Emergency” Decree.
The pushback was immediate from people you would expect to push back, you know, law-abiding citizens who didn’t appreciate being summarily stripped of their right to keep and bear arms as protected by the Second Amendment and numerous Supreme Court decisions.
JUST IN: NM lawmakers call for the impeachment of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham..
"Our governor called for open season on law-abiding citizens by subverting the state and federal Constitutions. That needs to be remedied immediately."..
— Chuck Callesto (@ChuckCallesto) September 10, 2023
But it also came from some unexpected sources, like California Democrat Ted Lieu – YES, THAT TED LIEU. And Davig Hogg – YES, THAT DAVID HOGG.
Holy sh*t is hell freezing over? pic.twitter.com/jufXVasmU1
— End Wokeness (@EndWokeness) September 9, 2023
The Queen of New Mexico is getting defensive about criticism from the likes of Ted Lieu.
Hey Ted, conceal and open carry are state laws that I have jurisdiction over. If you’re really interested in helping curb gun violence, I’d welcome you to join our next police academy class. https://t.co/Odf9fNbO2W https://t.co/17ca1dYpLc
— Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham (@GovMLG) September 10, 2023
More significantly, over the weekend, at least four lawsuits, two of which seek immediate injunctive relief, have been filed. (The Pacer docket shows four as of this writing, but it’s possible more have been filed and are not yet publicly available.)
Randy Donk, Gun Owners of America (Complaint)
Shawn Blas (Class Action Complaint).
We should expect at least one of these cases in which there are pending motions to get a quick hearing. I would not be surprised to see an immediate TRO, pending consideration of the motions for a preliminary injunction.
Here’s the Motion for TRO from the National Association for Gun Rights:DONATE
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