Eliot Rabin has had enough of Andrew Cuomo’s shutdown order.
Rabin is the owner of a men’s clothing store New York City’s Upper East Side, who is standing up to Cuomo’s lockdown measure by reopening his business.
The New York state government recently shutdown all non-essential businesses in the state.
He asked, “Why is a liquor store essential and I’m not?”
Rabin re-opened the store on April 22, 2020 declaring that it was the only way he could keep the business afloat and keep his staff of 21 people gainfully employed.
“I’m fighting for the soul of my company and my people,” he told the Post. “I’m doing what I think is right to protect my business and employees from this disaster.”
Rabin said he was not worried about being singled out by Cuomo.
“If I do get in trouble, it will be for the right reasons,” he proclaimed. “What are they going to do? Yell and scream at me? Fine me $500? It would be worth it, for me to be able to open my mouth and say this is not equitable. If they try to arrest me, I’ll say, ‘Am I in a police state now?’ They’re not going to arrest me.”
The store owner concluded, “I hope everyone comes back, but I know they won’t. I’m doing the commonsense thing to protect my business.”
White Pill: Montana House Moves Constitutional Carry Bill Forward
Constitutional Carry is one ray of hope for the Right.
On January 20, 2021, the Montana House of Representatives passed Constitutional Carry legislation, HB102.
Weingarten provided some context to the significance of this bill’s progress:
The bill is the accumulation of a decade and a half of struggle against Democrat Governors, who have repeatedly vetoed reform legislation passed with large majorities in the legislature. Numerous sections in the bill show the Montana legislature has learned the lesson from other states as they restore the right to keep and bear arms.
Montana’s Senate is made up of 31 Republicans and 19 Democrats and Governor Greg Gianforte is a Republican, so the passage of this bill augurs well. If passed, HB102 would make Montana the 17th Constitutional Carry state.
Montana is already a very gun-friendly state, and represents a low-hanging fruit for Second Amendment activists to tap into.
Constitutional Carry has been one of the most successful movements on the Right over the past twenty years. It’s easy to complain about the corrupt status quo, but there are still plenty of ways right-wingers can score victories. Constitutional Carry is one of them.
It would behoove the Right to analyze existing trends and build off movements that are already producing results. There’s no need to embark on quixotic campaigns that end up being total fools’ errands. Find what’s already working and run with it.
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