“Guns Make Us Safer” (with Certain Exceptions)
The following is an excerpt from CNN’s Politics Nightcap daily newsletter:
“RNC kick-off: Police union asks for ‘open carry’ suspension
“The head of Cleveland’s largest police union is calling on Ohio Gov. John Kasich to temporarily restrict the state’s open carry gun laws during this week’s Republican National Convention after Sunday’s shooting in Louisiana that killed three officers and wounded at least three others.
“Kasich’s response: No can do. ‘Ohio governors do not have the power to arbitrarily suspend federal and state constitutional rights or state laws as suggested,’ said Kasich press secretary Emmalee Kalmbach.
“The big picture: A city on edge. Months of planning and reassurances from top city officials have done little to quiet concerns here over the potential for violent clashes between law enforcement and protest groups descending on the city ahead of this week’s RNC.”
In any case, Stephen Loomis, the president of Cleveland police union, said about…
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