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originally posted by: grey580
a reply to: Bluntone22
Walmarts, Home Depot and Target usually have an off duty police officer sitting in front of the store here in most Miami locations.
I imagine that most other places will follow suit.
But it's crazy to sue for something that is not the stores fault either. They are victims in this as well.
originally posted by: thedigirati
a reply to: LordAhriman
Oh, you miss understand, I do not own a "gun" or assult rifle, I have quiet weapons and I'm 6'4, I was an active duty Marine and have a black belt.
I despise loud weapons, they hurt my ears. I still do not think anyone has the right to limit my ability to protect myself, then say it's not their responsibility to protect me.
originally posted by: RudeMarine
a reply to: Bluntone22
now that they have banned people with guns carrying in their stores after the shooting.
originally posted by: Middleoftheroad
I still conceal carry in their store. Nobody has said anything to me either
originally posted by: NoCorruptionAllowed
Except they are promoting the stupidity of a gullible defenseless society to become even MORE defenseless by telling those who DO carry for self defense, which is the responsible and sensible thing to do for ALL law abiding citizens, to not do that in their stores.
So, you are saying a store can do whatever they want to a customer? Can they charge you money to leave the store? Can they hold a customer prisoner? Can they allow employees to rape customers? Can a store manager just decide to beat a customer?
They are allowed to set policy within the law.
originally posted by: JAGStorm
a reply to: CriticalStinker
Walmart doesn't even want to hire cashiers, no way they will hire security.
Exactly. If their policy is no shoes, no shirt or weapons = no service. They are perfectly in their right to do that.
The law, as in the US Constitution, says we have the right to keep and bear arms. Therefore, prohibiting weapons is in opposition to the law.
If Walmart stacks merchandise too high, creating a hazard, and someone walking under it is hurt when that merchandise falls on them, can they sue Walmart for creating a health hazard? According to you, they cannot; Walmart can do as they wish.
If this were true then states wouldn't be able to stop you from carrying a weapon in plain view.
Creating a health hazard is one thing and certainly if Walmart attempted to do anything illegal it would not be in their right to do so. However restricting certain behavior/activities/items from a store is another.
The fact that a law is violated does not imply the law does not exist. Nor does the fact that a right is withheld from a people serve as validation said right does not exist.
Per the 2nd Amendment, ALL laws restricting possession and carrying of any weapon are illegal.
Your statement flies in the face of the federal government restricting the possession of machine guns by those who are not licensed to carry them.
Obviously it's not illegal to restrict possession and carry.
Like most rights, the Second Amendment right is not unlimited. It is not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose: For example, concealed weapons prohibitions have been upheld under the Amendment or state analogues.