CT police confiscated firearms from disabled Navy veteran

On Feb. 20, 2013, Michael Connelly, J.D., a constitutional law attorney and executive director of the United States Justice Foundation (USJF), sounded the alarm that the Obama regime has a new scheme to disarm veterans.
According to Connelly, U.S. military veterans have received a letter from the VA informing them that they were found to be “mentally incompetent” and are thus forbidden “from purchasing, possessing, receiving, or transporting a firearm or ammunition.” (See my post of Feb. 22, 2013, “Obama regime prohibits disabled veterans from owning firearms and ammunition.”)
A caller to George Hemminger on SurviveAndThrive TV claims to have had his firearms forcibly removed by the local police in Naugatuck, Connecticut.
The police there seem to be working with the V.A. hospital to do “wellness checks” on disabled veterans.
The caller says his name is Dave Schmecker, a 50-year-old disabled veteran who had been honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy. Six months ago (September 2012?), Dave requested a followup appointment for his spinal injury. Dave has no psychiatric problems or even a history of one, nor does he have a criminal record.
The hospital called back and informed Dave that they’ve scheduled him for a three-hour appointment with a physical therapist, a pain-management specialist, a psychiatrist and a psychologist. Dave declined the appointment, stating he refuses to see a psychiatrist and psychologist for a spine injury.
On February 5, 2013, the Naugatuck police told Dave that his primary care physician had asked them to perform a “wellness check” on him. Not wanting the stigma of a police visit to his house, Dave first went down to the Naugatuck police station (211 Spring St, Naugatuck, CT 06770; tel: 203-729-5222) where he waited in vain.
Next, Dave arranged to meet with the police on the street outside his home. Half an hour later, two police officers arrived and immediately commandeered Dave’s truck, went into his house without a search warrant, confiscated his weapons and ordered him to undertake a psychiatric evaluation. Knowing that if he resisted he would be in even more trouble, Dave submitted under duress.
Dave has had a firearms (pistol) permit for six years.
Here’s the audio of Dave recounting his experience:
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZ-U3AXG0us]

UPDATE (March 30):

I just spoke to David Schmecker and can confirm he and his story are real. Mr. Schmecker is seeking legal counsel and representation. I have his e-address and phone number. If you can help him, please contact FOTM at fellowshipminds@gmail.com.

UPDATE (May 1, 2013):

David Schmecker has a website for donations to fund his legal defense. Click here or go to https://www.gofundme.com/2r38kc. He will be interviewed by Alex Jones tomorrow, May 2, 2013.

~Eowyn

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deborahbidwell
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Reblogged this on DeborahBidwell's Blog and commented:
wont put on here I like this story but if this is actually happening there are more than a few people that need to pay attention cause the Vets have already laid their lives on the line for our Country and Constitution, they are targeted due to 1 thing, their oath, as Oath keepers many if not most of them take this Oath to the grave, as long as they have a weapon they will defend us against forces foreign and domestic.

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minou999

Vets are being targeted especially because they’ve been trained to defend themselves. Tptb don’t want a trained militia rising up against whatever lies in store for us. Same thing happening in the UK. Returning soldiers are vilified and shunned by local people and also put in jail if they come back with “trophy” weapons. It’s ok that they get killed for their country, but heaven help them if they come back – lack of support to adjust to civilian life, non-existent health care and lack of government support. It’s very demoralising for those men who have risked everything, but if… Read more »

Dave
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Dave

Given everything else we have seen, it is clearly obvious that the federal government is planning a war against the American people.
-And I think it has been in the works long before Obama popped onto the scene.
-Dave

Sylvia Strang
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Sylvia Strang

This shameful!!!

Kelleigh
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Kelleigh

From what I understand this is happening all over the country. It is the purge of firearms in the hands of people trained in how to use them. The one thing I’d worry about in this article is the United States Justice Foundation. It is run by a man named Gary Kreep, a secretive Council for National Policy member. The Council also has members who are Council on Foreign Relations members. As well, Gary Kreep has a penchant for mixing good information with bad. Here is an example: Another extremely troubling article on WND and Human Events was written back… Read more »

japoa
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The reason the feds are coming up with this bullshi%……oh , never mind . Just caught Kelleigh’s 1st para. The FEDS DO NOT WANT COMPETITION , simple as that .

Anonymous
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Anonymous

And, there’s also this (given high visibility by the editors at Yahoo! News from Bloomberg Businessweek)… “California’s Gun Repo Men Have a Nerve-Racking Job,” by Michael B. Marois and James Nash, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, 25 Mar 2013 https://finance.yahoo.com/news/california-s-gun-repo-men-have-a-nerve-racking-job-155325406.html No warrant, no need for you in particular (just a relative in your household) for them to be “concerned” about… bingo, no guns! (Supreme Court already ruled it’s unconstitutional to take guns away from everyone in a household if one person can’t have ’em, but does that stop ’em? Or that not being able to own a gun or vote has to be… Read more »

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