By Greg Reeves
Who can be against taking guns away from felons? Or putting felons in jail for having one?
Here are the latest felons-with-guns guilty pleas in federal court here:
- Ontario D. Lewis, 27, KC, had a .22 revolver. His felonies: Two fraud convictions in 1998, when he was 20.
- Damone L. Harris, 31, KC, had five bullets. His felonies: robbery and drug-dealing convictions in 1991, when he was 17.
- Ryan G. Prater, 25, Independence, had a .40-caliber Beretta. He's a meth user and dealer.
On the first two, something tells me there was more going on than those old convictions. If I can find out more, I will, because these cases were part of the federally-funded Project Ceasefire, which in turn is part of the federally-funded Project Safe Neighborhoods.
And Project Ceasefire has kicked felon posterior: