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Another Mass Shooting

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Re: Another Mass Shooting
« Reply #285 on: April 20, 2021, 07:55:29 PM »
im sorry for the digression, but hunter was magnificent in this motion picture


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Re: Another Mass Shooting
« Reply #286 on: April 20, 2021, 08:22:28 PM »
Another "go figure" is the news that Texas legislators are moving to make it permissible for any citizen to open carry. No license or training required.  Given the current climate of  shootings, including the one in Austin (capitol of the state of Texas), WTF are these legislators thinking?  Are they thinking the deal about " a good guy with a gun versus a bad guy with a gun" thing?  That only works if the good guy kills the bad guy before the bad guy reveals the details of his deranged mission. In which case the good guy is  the murderer and is subject to prosecution..............except in Texas?????

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Re: Another Mass Shooting
« Reply #287 on: April 21, 2021, 01:33:10 AM »
arizona is open carry by anybody.

i worked a cash register in a circle K convenience store in mesa, arizona when i was in school. people walked in with guns all the time, every day. little pistols, 45s, single action revolvers, of all things. you didn't pay any attention to it because you assumed that everybody you saw was armed, whether you saw a gun or not.

just part of that culture. my wife worked alone in the mountains on her masters thesis, and she wore a .357 all day long, even under her chest waders out in the cienegas.


Virginia is an open carry state in most locations. The state recently allowed localities to place restrictions, but only highly urban areas are doing so. It really isn't an issue though.

Our CCW permit is also reciprocated by, I think, 37 states. That could change any day now, so I'll be getting a Utah nonresident permit. The training is done, fingerprints are in the works, and then there is a lengthy and thorough background check. But, Utah is unlikely to revoke reciprocity, so I won't have to be concerned about crossing state lines so long as I don't travel North.

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Re: Another Mass Shooting
« Reply #288 on: May 27, 2021, 06:25:58 AM »
Another one today in San Jose. Nine dead, others injured.  (sigh!)


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Re: Another Mass Shooting
« Reply #289 on: May 27, 2021, 07:07:35 AM »
These are so common they don't make the news in the UK any more.
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