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Guns in Public, and Out of Sight
« on: December 27, 2011, 08:50:10 AM »
 I found this article on Police link which was posted from An article from the Newyork Times


http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/27/us/more-concealed-guns-and-some-are-in-the-wrong-hands.html?_r=2&v=1

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Re: Guns in Public, and Out of Sight
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2011, 09:20:28 AM »
Typical New York Times.

Agenda, agenda, agenda.

Guns don't kill (or assault) people, people do.  That guy might be the best firefighter in the state, but he certainly has anger issues that need addressing.  Guess they will be, now.

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Re: Guns in Public, and Out of Sight
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2011, 11:39:29 AM »
Did it matter that the guy had a CCW?  No.  He broke the law.  He is being punished for breaking the law.  Whether he had a permit or not is irrelevant.  He didn't mention the other 239,999 law abiding citizens of North Carolina who are carrying concealed and don't have road rage issues.
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Re: Guns in Public, and Out of Sight
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2011, 11:42:16 AM »
I"d like to see the stats on how many road rage incidents happen with non-ccw people with guns..


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Re: Guns in Public, and Out of Sight
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2011, 12:40:46 PM »
My question is, why didn't the other guy with a family make sure he could respond to the threat effectively?  What would he have been able to do had the shooter been firing at his wife or son instead of him other than be a human shield?  Give me 2 hours and I can be in possession of a firearm with no background check and no questions asked from a person that I am quite certain cannot lawfully own firearms.  It isn't that I know who to go to, it is just that I know what part of town to go to.  I can lawfully own firearms, but if I can do it, a criminal can too.

Frankly, this is a pointless article meant to vilify guns and we lawful gun owners that own and carry them.  I agree, typical New York Times.
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Re: Guns in Public, and Out of Sight
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2011, 04:05:25 AM »
this article obviously doesnt show the opposing statistics (or any statistics really)...
also- I know it probably wouldnt have changed the story if he didn't have it,  but how the hell could that bordeaux dude still have his permit?!?!
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Re: Guns in Public, and Out of Sight
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2011, 08:17:51 AM »
Definitely a slanted article.  How many road rage assaults per year?  How many are fatalities?  How many with a coffee cup?  If you inserted the phrase coffee cup in place of gun how many papers will that sell?

I googled road rage and coffee cup.  Lots of articles there.

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