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Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), one of the few pro-gun control Republicans in the House, wants to make it illegal for someone to knowingly carry a gun within 1,000 feet of certain high-ranking federal officials, including members of Congress.
In addition to giving him and his colleagues protection, King told POLITICO that his purpose is also to protect constituents who want to meet with public officials and might be hesitant to do so in wake of the shootings in Arizona.
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Originally posted by schuyler
Let's see. It's alreeady against the law to take a gun onto a college campus like Virginia Tech or a high school campus like Colombine or a mall like the Tacoma Mall, and yet, somehow, the antagonists who committed crimes in all three places failed to read the signs!
I'm sure a law like this will work and that had this Jared character actually known it was illegal to be within a thousand feet of this representative he would have sighed in frustration, turned a round, and walked dejectedly away,