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(The Raw Story)   Teenager in Aurora, Colorado trots around town carrying a shotgun, says he's free to do what he wants and to hell with everyone still concerned about the theater shooting; he has the Second Amendment on his side   (rawstory.com) divider line 1161
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2014-08-04 10:02:02 AM  

www.rawstory.com


I do not avoid women.  But I... I do deny them my essence.

 
2014-08-04 10:02:35 AM  
I still haven't seen one black person try and record an open-carry encounter.  I bet it'd be a very different reaction than this cracker child.
 
2014-08-04 10:03:51 AM  
Teenager...


All I needed to know.


/some of them never grow out of that phase
 
2014-08-04 10:03:54 AM  

jso2897: I alone am best: As soon as he gets a lawyer for the obstruction charge they would be remiss not to sue the city.

I'm sorry - I thought you were talking about something that had actually happened or was going to actually happen.
Of course, it's cool to fantasize any future that entertains you.


Because everything happens in 20 seconds after you're arrested? He has a while to do it and he is going to have to in order to have the obstruction charge removed.
 
2014-08-04 10:04:30 AM  
I live in a stand-your-ground state (not Florida thank Zeus). It's also an open-carry state, so I'm somewhat accustomed to (and even fairly comfortable with) people walking around with holsters on their belts. But if I were a store owner and someone walked in carrying a shotgun (or "assault-type-weapon" of any kind) where there was no legitimate purpose for carrying such a weapon, I wouldn't wait to see what he plans on doing with the goddamned thing. I'd shoot the motherfarker.

/every business owner has the duty and the right to protect their customers from ANY threat.
 
2014-08-04 10:04:32 AM  

IlGreven: I still haven't seen one black person try and record an open-carry encounter.  I bet it'd be a very different reaction than this cracker child.


It happens - they call it "suicide by cop".
 
2014-08-04 10:05:16 AM  

I alone am best: He  She looks over 18 to me


Famous last words...

Seriously, that kid still has baby fat. They card people buying beer until they look 30 but we're supposed to believe that the kid that shaves once a week is old enough to publicly carry firearms.

I don't have a problem with people owning guns. What I have a problem with is the shiat stupid culture that has grown up around them here in the US.
 
2014-08-04 10:05:25 AM  
Yay Gun Thread!!


Found a quick easy way to refinish the furniture on an AK for all you combloc fans.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeQeP3a8aXc


You are welcome.
 
2014-08-04 10:06:01 AM  

FightDirector: Ker_Thwap: FightDirector: Ker_Thwap: but if I see someone carrying around a rifle/shotgun around town and it's not hunting season, I'd call the police as well.

Eh, I've seen people walking around this area (Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati) with WASR-10s (essentially AKMs - think the AK-47) slung over their back.  No magazine in the mag well, and with the bolt locked back.  They were browsing in a Barnes&Noble.  They weren't bothering anybody, minded their own business, and nobody bothered them.

Well, I suppose that comes down to there being an obviously missing magazine, and your ability to notice such detail.  Is the average grandmother going to notice that when she's shopping for her new copy of 50 Shades of Grey?

Given that nobody bothered them or called the cops, it seems that way.

/I'm of the opinion basic firearm safety should be a required course in schools, though.  Not "proficiency"; safety.  That would, naturally, include things like "being able to tell when an AK or AR's magazine is missing - it's not a tiny detail, after all.


Required in school?  That seems a little fascist to me.  Are you also going to require knitting, so that people can tell the difference between a knit and a purl?  Require driver's education in school, so that city dwellers can learn the difference between a Ford and a Chevy?

I don't give a crap about guns, I live in the woods, I'll never need one for defense, I'm too lazy to hunt, and it seems an expensive hobby for the target range.  I'm not for or against them really.  I do think anyone trying to "make a point" by waving one around is being counterproductive to their own cause.
 
2014-08-04 10:06:10 AM  

ZeroPly: I don't know if it's that black and white. I'm no expert on this, but the ruling seems to indicate that the police have to be investigating a suspected crime to request ID. In that case, do they have to inform you of what crime that is? Otherwise they have carte blanche to request identification from whoever they want to, since they are always investigating SOME crime.


I'd say following up on calls to 911 is enough grounds to ask some questions such as "who are you?" and "what are you doing?" The police have to follow up on all calls to 911, because if something happens, the public (rightfully) loses it that there was no response to a call/calls that could have prevented, or limited the harm of, a mass shooting or other major crime. That alone is reason enough for them to ask questions - they have to be able to show they followed up and used due diligence regarding a potential incident involving the public they are accountable to.

Again, this kid was questioned by the police after people called the police, specifically, regarding him and his actions. That alone is impetus enough in pretty much enough for the police to stop, identify, and question a person in any state, even states without a stop and ID law. They're investigating reports of a suspicious person.
 
2014-08-04 10:07:09 AM  

zamboni: TuteTibiImperes: Trailltrader: What people are missing here is- this teenager is 1: obeying he law  2: has committed no crime  3: and if you persecute him you are in violation of his 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, 4th Amendment, and 5th Amendment.

If you liberals had a lick of sense you'd drop those charges before a Constitution Attorney shows up on his doorstep, files a HUGE (relatively speaking) lawsuit against the city.  The police will have to show just cause to believe he was committing a crime- and the video doesn't show that.

He wasn't cited for carrying the gun, he was cited for refusing to provide identification, which was a valid request as by his appearance it was not clear whether or not he was old enough to be legally carrying the weapon.

He has no grounds to stand on to sue.

You must show me your papers before you are allowed to use your Constitutional rights... just like voting, speaking, writing, congregating etc.

Scary


Voter ID Laws, protest permits, free speech zones, and the assault on Glen Greenwald?  Haven't heard you pipe up on any of those issues.
 
2014-08-04 10:07:30 AM  
In the video, Lohner explains to an officer that he is the process of returning home after buying cigarettes. When asked why he's carrying a shotgun, Lohner replies, "For the defense of myself and those around me."


/I would have said, "first of all, I'm under no obligation to explain myself to you. I have committed no crime, and exercising my state and constitutional rights is not a crime the last i heard. Do you often harass citizens who are just walking down the street doing nothing and ask them for their papers? The public's ignorance of the laws and unfounded panic does not vitiate my rights. Why do YOU carry a gun?" Ah..for the defense of yourself and others...hmmm...
 
2014-08-04 10:08:10 AM  

Halli: 70Ford: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]
Gimme a case of shells and a case of them Little Debbie snack cakes,

Somehow these guys always look like that. Just needs a fedora to be extra douchy.


This was why Larry Flynt was such a useful plaintiff in civil rights litigation; because he was so thoroughly personally dislikeable. Rights are important to defend exercises you like, rights are important to defend exercises you don't like.
 
2014-08-04 10:08:27 AM  

Hawnkee: Yaw String: Insert token masturbation reference here.

I'm just waiting for the firearm-to-penis size correlation drinking game to begin.


Inversely proportional?
 
2014-08-04 10:08:37 AM  

I alone am best: jso2897: I alone am best: As soon as he gets a lawyer for the obstruction charge they would be remiss not to sue the city.

I'm sorry - I thought you were talking about something that had actually happened or was going to actually happen.
Of course, it's cool to fantasize any future that entertains you.

Because everything happens in 20 seconds after you're arrested? He has a while to do it and he is going to have to in order to have the obstruction charge removed.


Look - eveidently, you have a lot invested in this - and if it makes you feel good to think this guy is going to sue somebody for something and win, then by all means, think it. But I wouldn't bet anything on it i couldn't afford to lose.
 
2014-08-04 10:08:50 AM  

The_Original_Roxtar: PunGent: dookdookdook: PunGent: You don't HAVE to clean your gun after you use it, and you don't HAVE to change your oil every few thousand miles...but your gun and your car will each last longer if you do those things...or pay someone else to do them.

The point is a car engine will run for months with no maintenance without any particular increased risk of failure, yet something that basically does nothing but smack a small piece of metal with another small piece of metal not only needs constant TLC to stay safe and functional, but will blow off body parts if not done with maximum care and attention.

It's an interesting question, I suppose.  I was taught to clean my guns after I fire them, so that's what I do.  I'm actually not sure how long you could go a) regularly shooting a gun, and b) not cleaning said gun.   It would depend on how touchy the weapon was...much like some cars are more reliable than others, on average.

Weapons like the AK-47 are supposed to be VERY reliable, even under horrible field conditions, w/o being cleaned, etc.

it probably depends mostly on the ammo you feed said weapon.
here's a torture test some guys did:
http://www.luckygunner.com/labs/brass-vs-steel-cased-ammo/


Interesting...thanks for the link.
 
2014-08-04 10:09:09 AM  
Well, he's correct.

Also, he's an attention whore, ignore him and he'll go away eventually.  Unless he actually does something dangerous or threatens somebody, then arrest him for assault, I guess.

This is about as worthy of panic as kids' fashion embracing saggy pants or any of the 31415927 other things that teenagers enjoy doing pretty much exactly because of media panics.
 
2014-08-04 10:09:30 AM  

cptrios: Needing to show ID when buying alcohol if you look under 21? Fine.
Needing to show ID when buying cigarettes if you look under 18? Fine.
Needing to show ID when buying R-rated movie tickets if you look under 17? A-OK.
Needing to show ID when voting if you...well, I don't know what? Patriotically combatting voter fraud.

Needing to show ID when carrying a shotgun if you look under 18? HITLER!


One of these is not like the others.
 
2014-08-04 10:10:21 AM  

KRSESQ: I live in a stand-your-ground state (not Florida thank Zeus). It's also an open-carry state, so I'm somewhat accustomed to (and even fairly comfortable with) people walking around with holsters on their belts. But if I were a store owner and someone walked in carrying a shotgun (or "assault-type-weapon" of any kind) where there was no legitimate purpose for carrying such a weapon, I wouldn't wait to see what he plans on doing with the goddamned thing. I'd shoot the motherfarker.

/every business owner has the duty and the right to protect their customers from ANY threat.


/then im pretty sure you would go to jail for murder.  He needs no "legitimate reason " for carrying a weapon.  Just because you piss yourself because of "ooo...scary big gun" doesn't give you the right to execute him. But go ahead...let me know how that works out for you.
 
2014-08-04 10:11:14 AM  

Bit'O'Gristle: Farina added, "He may be within his rights and legal, within the law to carry this gun but if we're investigating it and he refuses to cooperate that may violate other municipal laws."


If he is within his rights and legal, then any municipal laws you have imagined or have on the books would violate his rights. Might want to look into that, or are you just covering your ass? Last time i heard, municipal "laws" don't trump state or federal laws. Nice try though.


He might be allowed to carry, he might or might not be allowed to carry *there*, and he should probably obey lawful requests of police.  Much as I don't like police and think this papers, please bullshiat has to stop in all realms of our lives, it's exceedingly stupid to not produce ID when a cop asks for it.

But then, I'm sure he just wants attention, and this is his way of getting it.  Wandering around as a young white man with a gun in a town that has some history with young white men with guns and trying to get a rise out of people isn't... helpful.  Maybe it helps him cope with something personal, but it sure doesn't help his argument.
 
2014-08-04 10:11:34 AM  
The kid is trolling the entire town, showing how ridiculous gun laws are.
 
2014-08-04 10:13:57 AM  

Theaetetus: It's not enough to rise to the level of probable cause, though - he couldn't see the kid walking down the street and immediately arrest him.


I didn't say arrest him. I'm talking about just walking up to the kid, stopping him, asking him what he's up to, who he is, and for his ID.

How do you tell the difference between someone walking into a bank with an AR-15 who intends to open a checking account vs a plan to rob the place? Are we back to colored hats?

I seriously hope that the hardest, scariest, pipe hitting nubians start walking around exercising their open carry rights.
 
2014-08-04 10:14:44 AM  
Why do these threads always contain mention of pants pissing and penises?
 
2014-08-04 10:14:58 AM  

ChrisDe: The kid is trolling the entire town, showing how ridiculous gun laws are.


How is he showing how ridiculous gun laws are, if he isn't breaking any gun laws?
 
2014-08-04 10:15:09 AM  

Marcus Aurelius: When I was growing up, there were only three reason to leave the house without a gun, and two of those were church and school.


Unless the third reason has something to do with alcohol, you're not invited to any of my parties.
 
2014-08-04 10:15:39 AM  

Ker_Thwap: Required in school?


Yes.  You learn about the way the other amendments function, so why not the 2nd?  More specifically, I'm tired of idiots shooting themselves or other people because they find a gun and don't know how to do something simple like "check if it's loaded". 

Barring a massive sea change in public opinion (ie, getting rid of the 2nd) guns are here to stay.  Guns are a part of US society.  Guns can kill you or others if they're mishandled.  Since gun safety clearly isn't being taught at home, it's a public service and in the best interests of EVERYONE to ensure that US society is instructed on gun safety.  Best way to do that is through the schools.

Let me reiterate.  This is not about firearm proficiency.  This is not teaching you how to accurately and precisely hit a target, nor how to perform quick reloads, and so forth.  This is stuff like "this is a magazine, bullets go in it", "this is the muzzle, bullets come out of it so don't point the thing at other people", and "here's how to check if a revolver, a semi-auto, or a bolt-action weapon is loaded".  That level of stuff.

/I work with adult actors, teaching stage combat - which includes guns - on a theatrical stage or set
//I'm tired of 30-year olds putting the muzzle of a gun up to their eye to "see if it's loaded".
 
2014-08-04 10:16:23 AM  

Monkeyhouse Zendo: Are we back to colored hats?


Well, this *is* in the Wild West.....
 
2014-08-04 10:17:58 AM  

trappedspirit: Why do these threads always contain mention of pants pissing and penises?


i180.photobucket.com

What do you mean "these threads"?

/Pretty much any Fark thread involves pants pissing and penises. Even the food threads
 
2014-08-04 10:18:15 AM  

trappedspirit: Why do these threads always contain mention of pants pissing and penises?


You can never have too much penis - everybody loves penises - if not anybody else's, at least their own.
 
2014-08-04 10:19:01 AM  

Bit'O'Gristle: /I would have said, "first of all, I'm under no obligation to explain myself to you. I have committed no crime, and exercising my state and constitutional rights is not a crime the last i heard. Do you often harass citizens who are just walking down the street doing nothing and ask them for their papers? The public's ignorance of the laws and unfounded panic does not vitiate my rights. Why do YOU carry a gun?


And again, if you were black, you'd've been shot right after "first of all"...
 
2014-08-04 10:19:14 AM  

FightDirector: Ker_Thwap: Required in school?

Yes.  You learn about the way the other amendments function, so why not the 2nd?  More specifically, I'm tired of idiots shooting themselves or other people because they find a gun and don't know how to do something simple like "check if it's loaded". 

Barring a massive sea change in public opinion (ie, getting rid of the 2nd) guns are here to stay.  Guns are a part of US society.  Guns can kill you or others if they're mishandled.  Since gun safety clearly isn't being taught at home, it's a public service and in the best interests of EVERYONE to ensure that US society is instructed on gun safety.  Best way to do that is through the schools.

Let me reiterate.  This is not about firearm proficiency.  This is not teaching you how to accurately and precisely hit a target, nor how to perform quick reloads, and so forth.  This is stuff like "this is a magazine, bullets go in it", "this is the muzzle, bullets come out of it so don't point the thing at other people", and "here's how to check if a revolver, a semi-auto, or a bolt-action weapon is loaded".  That level of stuff.

/I work with adult actors, teaching stage combat - which includes guns - on a theatrical stage or set
//I'm tired of 30-year olds putting the muzzle of a gun up to their eye to "see if it's loaded".


Much better to have 13 year olds putting the muzzles of guns up to their eyes to "see if they're loaded".
 
2014-08-04 10:19:41 AM  

fusillade762: "For the defense of myself and those around me."

Sure, because a shotgun is such a precise weapon and could never hit a bystander by accident. And that's in the astronomically remote chance this idiot's fantasy played out.


if Hamas is using innocent bystanders as human shield I should not have a right to protect myself?
 
2014-08-04 10:20:37 AM  

trappedspirit: Why do these threads always contain mention of pants pissing and penises?


Apparently people with tiny penises like to demonize their political opponents, by calling telling them they have tiny penises.

I think it's kind of cruel to the people living with tiny penises.  When will people stop the tiny penis shaming!?  When will this nation stand up against this kind of repression?
 
2014-08-04 10:20:41 AM  

Monkeyhouse Zendo: I didn't say arrest him. I'm talking about just walking up to the kid, stopping him, asking him what he's up to, who he is, and for his ID.


The restrictions on a cop demanding ID are only  slightly looser than the probable cause required for a citation or arrest.

This is a huge, major point in the history of US civil rights laws, so you should probably be aware of it.  It's on the list of central issues that sparked the reform movement in the '70s right next to segregation and shenanigans with poll taxes and grandfathering.
 
2014-08-04 10:20:48 AM  

Monkeyhouse Zendo: I didn't say arrest him. I'm talking about just walking up to the kid, stopping him, asking him what he's up to, who he is, and for his ID.


And, again, considering the police were called by people who were concerned about what the kid was doing, they were obligated to follow up on said calls regarding a suspicious person with a gun. The cops don't follow the kid around town, harassing him, they don't sit outside his house, and they didn't single him out because they had nothing better to do. They were following up on calls, which involves questions. Generally, if nothing is going on, the cops (as much as I dislike cops) have better things to do than stand around asking endless questions. But they have to follow up when they're called. If they don't, and something happens, things end far worse than some kid being asked who he is and why he's walking around with a gun.

This really, really comes down to the police's obligation to respond to, and follow up on calls.
 
2014-08-04 10:21:23 AM  

feckingmorons: Well it is legal isn't it?


Ah the 3-year-old's rationalization.  Lots of things are legal.
 
2014-08-04 10:21:34 AM  

BeesNuts: Much better to have 13 year olds putting the muzzles of guns up to their eyes to "see if they're loaded".


If you teach them how the gun works instead of letting them come across a gun at home or a friend's house and having them muddle through it on their own, they're a lot less likely to do that.

If education is the way to fix issues with teen pregnancy rates, why is education not the way to fix issues with teen accidental shooting rates?
 
2014-08-04 10:21:39 AM  
I just found out a guy I grew up with lost his life trying to be a good guy with a gun a few years ago. He managed to kill one of the perps but not before taking a lethal gut shot.

My brother, a veteran cop and fellow gun nut commented that being a good shot isn't the same as having tactical experience. He even said sometimes you're not in a position to fight back and a wallet isn't worth your life.

Too many people in this country will learn this lesson the hard way.

People like this tub of santorum
 
2014-08-04 10:21:46 AM  

stonelotus: fusillade762: "For the defense of myself and those around me."

Sure, because a shotgun is such a precise weapon and could never hit a bystander by accident. And that's in the astronomically remote chance this idiot's fantasy played out.

if Hamas is using innocent bystanders as human shield I should not have a right to protect myself?


Okaaaaaay.
i18.photobucket.com
 
2014-08-04 10:21:58 AM  

Headso: He's protesting based on his perception of the world where the libs are going to take his guns away. Had he set up some table it wouldn't have made the news, your idea isn't provocative. He was charged with a crime, when the cop said "papers please" he said no and got charged with obstructing.


So... you're saying he was right?
 
2014-08-04 10:22:29 AM  

Bit'O'Gristle: KRSESQ: I live in a stand-your-ground state (not Florida thank Zeus). It's also an open-carry state, so I'm somewhat accustomed to (and even fairly comfortable with) people walking around with holsters on their belts. But if I were a store owner and someone walked in carrying a shotgun (or "assault-type-weapon" of any kind) where there was no legitimate purpose for carrying such a weapon, I wouldn't wait to see what he plans on doing with the goddamned thing. I'd shoot the motherfarker.

/every business owner has the duty and the right to protect their customers from ANY threat.

/then im pretty sure you would go to jail for murder.  He needs no "legitimate reason " for carrying a weapon.  Just because you piss yourself because of "ooo...scary big gun" doesn't give you the right to execute him. But go ahead...let me know how that works out for you.


Ah, but that's the beautiful thing about stand-your-ground. As long as you're on your own property going about your lawful business, you're completely within your rights to open up on anyone you consider "threatening."

/that's what's so farked up about it.
 
2014-08-04 10:22:29 AM  

trappedspirit: Why do these threads always contain mention of pants pissing and penises?


Because people often attempt to compensate for poor self image, lack of personal power, or feelings of inadequacy by presenting an intimidating front to others. It's like a cat that puffs out its fur when it feels threatened; there are people in our society who feel consistently intimidated by others and so puff out their fur, metaphorically speaking. Whether it's pudgy white guys carrying firearms, dentists on Harleys, or old guys in flashy sports cars, we recognize it for what it is.
 
2014-08-04 10:23:19 AM  

FightDirector: BeesNuts: Much better to have 13 year olds putting the muzzles of guns up to their eyes to "see if they're loaded".

If you teach them how the gun works instead of letting them come across a gun at home or a friend's house and having them muddle through it on their own, they're a lot less likely to do that.

If education is the way to fix issues with teen pregnancy rates, why is education not the way to fix issues with teen accidental shooting rates?


We all see how apolitical and sensible sex ed has turned out in this country, after all.
 
2014-08-04 10:23:31 AM  
So how long before this pudgy twat goes in a virgin rage rampage?
 
2014-08-04 10:23:42 AM  

serpent_sky: I'd say following up on calls to 911 is enough grounds to ask some questions such as "who are you?" and "what are you doing?" The police have to follow up on all calls to 911


Nope.
 
2014-08-04 10:24:28 AM  

Jurodan: I can easily imagine a scene where this guy walks into a public venue there like a super market or, for sheer idiocy, the movie theater and gets shot by some startled concealed carry gun owner trying to prevent another massacre.


Or...Dumbass McGinty is walking around with his gun strapped to his back where children are present, curious toddler walks up behind him, reaches up, and pulls the trigger (and you know that these open-carry nuts more than likely do not have the safety on their guns, so that they may "defend themselves and others" at a moment's notice).  Depending on which way the barrel's facing, instant tragedy for Dumbass or the toddler.  And yes, a toddler can get behind you and do things without you noticing.  I have a backpack that's decorated with my WDW pin collection, and a little one managed to pull one of them off when I was standing in line (I was holding the backpack by a strap by my side, so it was low to the ground).  I didn't even know it happened until his mom tapped me on the shoulder and handed it back to me.

I think that it's fine for people to own guns, as long as they do so responsibly.  Blatant open carry of long firearms (unless you're going hunting, taking your gun to and from the firing range, etc.) is irresponsible because A) people don't know your intent when you come into a public venue with a firearm, so they're afraid that you're there to shoot up the place and B) there are too many scenarios, like the ones described above, where something could go wrong.

Just because you CAN, doesn't mean you SHOULD.
 
2014-08-04 10:25:36 AM  

BeesNuts: FightDirector: BeesNuts: Much better to have 13 year olds putting the muzzles of guns up to their eyes to "see if they're loaded".

If you teach them how the gun works instead of letting them come across a gun at home or a friend's house and having them muddle through it on their own, they're a lot less likely to do that.

If education is the way to fix issues with teen pregnancy rates, why is education not the way to fix issues with teen accidental shooting rates?

We all see how apolitical and sensible sex ed has turned out in this country, after all.


I never said this wouldn't be political.  I said that it needs to happen so we a) have kids stop accidentally shooting themselves and others, and b) so we raise a generation of adults that doesn't go all #firearmtrigger every damn time they see a firearm in ANY setting.
 
2014-08-04 10:26:11 AM  

Monkeyhouse Zendo: Theaetetus: It's not enough to rise to the level of probable cause, though - he couldn't see the kid walking down the street and immediately arrest him.

I didn't say arrest him. I'm talking about just walking up to the kid, stopping him, asking him what he's up to, who he is, and for his ID.


And as I said, if the kid didn't look like a kid, then there wouldn't even be reasonable suspicion to stop him and ask for his ID. Or rather, you could stop him and ask whatever you want, but he's under no obligation to provide it or even keep talking to you.

How do you tell the difference between someone walking into a bank with an AR-15 who intends to open a checking account vs a plan to rob the place? Are we back to colored hats?

Perhaps the bank could have a sign saying something like "no weapons allowed", and then the guy walking in is at the least trespassing?
But we're not talking about walking into a bank - we're talking about walking down the sidewalk. And open carry on the sidewalk is legal in Colorado (provided that you're over 18).
 
2014-08-04 10:27:48 AM  

This text is now purple: serpent_sky: I'd say following up on calls to 911 is enough grounds to ask some questions such as "who are you?" and "what are you doing?" The police have to follow up on all calls to 911

Nope.


This is why we can totally afford to eliminate police.  Altogether.  By the way.

This kid is still an attention whore, and not a civil rights crusader.  But that won't stop him from getting the Rosa Parks treatment.
 
2014-08-04 10:29:08 AM  
911, what is your EMERGENCY?

(caller) OMG...there is some guy, walking down the street with a big scary shotgun!!  Get teh cops out here...aahhhhhh)

Ok, so what is this guy doing exactly?

Well, he's just walking down the street...but...but...BIG SCARY GUN!!

Um...ok.  Have you seen him point it at anyone? Or a car? Or anything? Has he robbed a store? Or held someone up?

Well, not that i have seen, he's just walking...but..but ...SCARY...

Uhmm....you do know that people are allowed to carry in this state right?  Unless he has broken a law, there is nothing we can do without violating his rights. So unless you have seen him do something that is against the law,  don't call the police. He has the right to carry, and we can't just stop him for no reason.  No law broken, no stop.  Would you like our officers to just pull you over for no reason? To fish for crimes on you? When you had done nothing wrong at all?  Call back when you have a real emergency.
 
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