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Originally posted by randomname
the cops are talking their jobs way to personally.
all the cop had to do was ask if he was legally entitled to carry the gun.
if the guy says yes, say thank you have a nice day and then your off the hook and everybody is happy.
Originally posted by sean
Some states don't allow the gun to be loaded, can you believe it? What good is a gun if it doesn't go boom. I once got stopped packing a shouldered 44 magnum 10 inch and was asked if it was loaded I say absolutely!
Originally posted by DrumJunkie
The problem with the video and the intention s of the man in it are a little suspect to me. I don't know many people that vid tape themselves going to get potatoes at the local market. I'm an avid supporter of our Constitutional rights and I have no problem with open carry. But this guy was told someone called about this man. Rights or no rights when cops roll up on a call you are still the man with a gun. When you open carry in places where there are plenty of people all it takes is one idiot anti gun person top make the call and they are going to respond to it. And if legal open carry is all you are trying to do then show the LEO an ID and let them and you get on their way. Being combative in this instance was just a waste of time.
Originally posted by NoJoker13
reply to post by nighthawk1954
So if your breaching the freedoms of others, does it become a crime? I mean I'm not saying they should've detained him but if the majority of patrons didn't feel comfortable around the guy then he should've left.
edit on 10-8-2012 by NoJoker13 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by : BrutalDictator-
His absolute right to carry outweighs the public's inferred right to "feel safe". Just as ignorance of the law is no excuse for violating it, people's ignorance of other's rights doesn't criminalize them.
Originally posted by blamethegreys
Here's the thing, maybe for folks not from the US:
The right to bear arms is protected by the highest law of the land: The Constitution.
There is no right to not feel alarmed.
Violating a 'breaching the peace' statute would be a much lower law...state or local ordinance type thing. A constitutional right trumps such an arbitrary rule.