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Activists Claim Cow Palace Gun Show Organizers Have Firearm Convictions


ADVOCATES.. TO SHUT DOWN GUN SHOWS AT THE COW PALACE IN DALY CITY. KPIX 5’S ANNE MAKOVEC REPORTS.. THEY’RE CALLING FOR AN INVESTIGATION OF THE SHOW’S ORGANIZERS. ((Anne Makovec, Cow Palace – Gun control advocates came to the cow palace today to ask the board of directors to demand a state department of justice investigation that they hope will put an end to gun shows here.)) ((gun show file VO)) THE ALLEGATIONS: THAT TWO MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY THAT OWNS THE CROSSROADS OF THE WEST GUN SHOWS HAVE FEDERAL FIREARMS CONVICTIONS. THE GROUP IS THE LONG-TERM ORGANIZER OF GUN SHOWS AT THE STATE-OWNED COW PALACE. ((Bob templeton file)) THE DESERET NEWS IN SALT LAKE CITY REPORTS THAT BOB TEMPLETON, THE PATRIARCH OF THE FAMILY, WHO’S ALSO SERVED AS A LONG- TIME SPOKESPERSON FOR THE GUN SHOWSâ ((***STATION INSERT THIS CG FULL, which was made by Kyle – source: Deseret News)) WAS INDICTED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN 1980 ON 16 COUNTS OF UNLAWFUL SALES OF FIREARMS, MAKING A FALSE STATEMENT AND AIDING AND ABETTING. HE PLEADED GUILTY TO ONE COUNT OF UNLAWFULLY SELLING A .38 SPECIAL CALIBER REVOLVER OUT OF STATE. THE OTHER COUNTS WERE DROPPED. ((Ruth Borenstein, Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence – 8:08 – No one should be organizing… gun law violantions.)) ((protestors today and more gun show file VO)) THE SF CHAPTER OF THE BRADY CAMPAIGN WANTS TO KNOW WHETHER ANY SUCH CONVICTIONS WERE DISCLOSED TO THE COW PALACE, AND TO SEE IF THEY MIGHT PROVIDE GROUNDS TO END THE CURRENT GUN SHOW CONTRACT. ((Ruth Borenstein, Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence 5:00 – i don’t think its appropriate… in our society.)) ((gun show/cow palace VO)) THE COW PALACE HAS HOSTED GUN SHOWS FOR OVER 30 YEARS- AND DURING THAT TIME, *LOCAL POLTICIANS HAVE CALLED FOR A BAN ON RENTING IT OUT FOR GUN SHOWS 5 TIMES. BUT THE COW PALACE IS RUN BY THE STATE. THE LAST TIME THE BAN PASSED THE LEGISLATURE, IT WAS VETOED BY THE GOVERNOR. THE SHOWS MAKE ABOUT $125,000 -A-YEAR FOR THE COW PALACE. ((Anne Makovec – The board declined to state whether it plans to put this issue on a future agenda. the current Crossroads contract, runs through 2019. The next gun show is set for September. At the cow palace, am, kpix5.)) K-P-I-X 5 REACHED OUT TO BOB TEMPLETON ABOUT THE CRIMINAL

7 thoughts on “Activists Claim Cow Palace Gun Show Organizers Have Firearm Convictions

  1. I have a feeling Ruth Borenstein isn't a fan of any person of color owning a legal firearm. Would bet she has thrown around the n word before. The thought of someone from the Sunnydale or Bayview being able to purchase a firearm scares her to death. I love how they are against gun violence but don't even live in a high crime neighborhood.

  2. One problem with this. He's a full citizen again and can pass a background check. It debunks they're narrative.

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