Governor: Please Stay Away

On Saturday night, Pope County, Minnesota, Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Owen was murdered in the line of duty, shot three times while responding to a domestic disturbance. Two other officers were wounded. Governor Tim Walz phoned Owen’s widow to offer condolences. Alpha News reports on what happened next:

The widow of Pope County Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Owen who was killed in the line of duty on Saturday night has told Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz he is not welcome at her husband’s funeral.

Deputy Owen’s wife, Shannon, confirmed to Alpha News that when Gov. Walz called to offer his condolences, she told him not to show up on Saturday because “he does not support law enforcement.”

Her family also stands by the decision and said Deputy Owen would want it that way.

Liberals have been making war on law enforcement for a while now, as officers and their families are well aware.

Initially, state flags were not dropped to half mast in Deputy Owen’s honor:

Some law enforcement support groups and family members began to ask why flags were not lowered to half-staff by Monday in honor of Deputy Owen. They called and emailed the governor’s office making the request. Finally, by Tuesday afternoon, Walz responded.

That is, three days after Deputy Owen was murdered in the line of duty. Why is this significant? Because Walz orders flags lowered rather promiscuously. It all depends on his political agenda:

Generally speaking, liberals hate the rule of law. Their contempt for law enforcement is but one aspect of that extremist ideology.

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