Secret Service: No Guns Allowed At RNC Despite An Online Petition With 43,000 Signatures


Despite a petition that garnered more than 43,000 signatures, the U.S. Secret Service said Monday that people attending the Republican National Convention won’t be allowed to carry firearms.

Agency spokesman Robert Hoback said “only authorized law-enforcement personnel” will be allowed to bear arms in the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Citing a federal law, he added that people will not be allowed to pass a certain perimeter, even if they have tickets to the event. Read more at The Hill.



  1. 43,000 potential assassins carrying guns in the presence of the Republican nominee – what could possibly go wrong?

  2. Some of the signatures on that petition are Democrats trying to support the Republicans in their stupidity — not that any help is needed.

    • A smug, sneering comment from a self-declaring intellectually and morally superior Democrat who sees nothing wrong with equating all of the more than 100,000,000 Republicans with the NRA yahoos. Guess it’s hard to tell them apart from way up there on top of that ivory tower.