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(Oregon Public Broadcasting)   Proud Boy arrested in Portland for pointing a gun at a protestor, is expected to use "Stand back and stand by" defense   (opb.org) divider line
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2020-09-30 2:42:41 PM  
How is pointing illegal?   It's your own fault if you feel threatened, perhaps if you were more polite to the Proud Boy you wouldn't feel like he was mad at you.

It's got to be pointed in some direction.  If he had it straight up they'd get him for threatening someone on the ISS.
 
2020-09-30 2:53:31 PM  
Imagine being 50 years old, and shooting paintballs and waving a gun around at young protesters is where your life's at.
 
2020-09-30 2:58:49 PM  
Better defense would be the President*'s sedition made me do it.
 
2020-09-30 3:10:41 PM  
He was just following orders.
 
2020-09-30 3:22:12 PM  

EvilEgg: How is pointing illegal?   It's your own fault if you feel threatened, perhaps if you were more polite to the Proud Boy you wouldn't feel like he was mad at you.

It's got to be pointed in some direction.  If he had it straight up they'd get him for threatening someone on the ISS.


Careful, that's how you become a Fark admin.
 
2020-09-30 3:23:24 PM  
Note that this guy is from Texas. He went to Portland specifically to try to keep the fires burning, and he became more emboldened by Trump begging him and his fraternity to back him up.
 
2020-09-30 3:23:49 PM  
That would be quite a defense, as the incident occurred on August 22nd.
 
2020-09-30 3:24:13 PM  

DarnoKonrad: EvilEgg: How is pointing illegal?   It's your own fault if you feel threatened, perhaps if you were more polite to the Proud Boy you wouldn't feel like he was mad at you.

It's got to be pointed in some direction.  If he had it straight up they'd get him for threatening someone on the ISS.

Careful, that's how you become a Fark admin.


Hey, hey, whoa.  Let's not say things we can't take back.
 
2020-09-30 3:24:47 PM  

EvilEgg: How is pointing illegal?


Brandishing a lethal weapon is a felony in most places. This dude needs to lose his right to ever touch a firearm again outside of his own private property, IMHO.
 
2020-09-30 3:25:11 PM  

jtown: DarnoKonrad: EvilEgg: How is pointing illegal?   It's your own fault if you feel threatened, perhaps if you were more polite to the Proud Boy you wouldn't feel like he was mad at you.

It's got to be pointed in some direction.  If he had it straight up they'd get him for threatening someone on the ISS.

Careful, that's how you become a Fark admin.

Hey, hey, whoa.  Let's not say things we can't take back.


There are fates too grim for anyone, even farkers
 
2020-09-30 3:25:11 PM  

Photoshop This: Imagine being 50 years old, and shooting paintballs and waving a gun around at young protesters is where your life's at.


I got two turnovers and a paintball gun

/Where it's at
 
2020-09-30 3:25:20 PM  
He needs to hang from the gallows, just like his ideological forefathers at Nuremberg.
 
2020-09-30 3:25:23 PM  

EvilEgg: How is pointing illegal?   It's your own fault if you feel threatened, perhaps if you were more polite to the Proud Boy you wouldn't feel like he was mad at you.

It's got to be pointed in some direction.  If he had it straight up they'd get him for threatening someone on the ISS.


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2020-09-30 3:25:53 PM  

Marcus Aurelius: He was just following orders.


Welp, time for the Milgram Experiments: Part 2...
 
2020-09-30 3:26:52 PM  

Keizer_Ghidorah: Note that this guy is from Texas. He went to Portland specifically to try to keep the fires burning, and he became more emboldened by Trump begging him and his fraternity to back him up.


Make sure he is returned to Texas in a box or an urn.


Fark these nazi lives
 
2020-09-30 3:28:29 PM  
Dude probably trusted Trump and thought the sheriff was on his side.
 
2020-09-30 3:29:24 PM  
stochastic terrorism
 
2020-09-30 3:31:16 PM  
Here we fscking go.
 
2020-09-30 3:31:31 PM  

Photoshop This: Imagine being 50 years old, and shooting paintballs and waving a gun around at young protesters is where your life's at.


And being associated with a group with Boy* in the title.


*Unless that's what your half your age/weight mistress is paid to call you.
 
2020-09-30 3:31:51 PM  
Los Amigos de Drew will surely come back to remind us that the Proud Boys are simply a group of gentlemen concerned with men's rights.
 
2020-09-30 3:31:55 PM  

Dr. DJ Duckhunt: Dude probably trusted Trump and thought the sheriff was on his side.


I'm still laughing at the sheriff's response to that. Add it to the pile of responses from people who Trump claims are 100% his buddies and said "Fark you, cheeto ass".
 
2020-09-30 3:32:25 PM  
About time. fark this asshole and all his buddies.
 
2020-09-30 3:33:40 PM  

born_yesterday: I got two turnovers and a paintball gun

/Where it's at



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That was a good drum brake.
 
2020-09-30 3:35:25 PM  

UltimaCS: Los Amigos de Drew will surely come back to remind us that the Proud Boys are simply a group of gentlemen concerned with men's rights.


Dude, Gorditos is the preferred nomenclature.
 
2020-09-30 3:35:34 PM  

Supadope: stochastic terrorism


Used to be. Now they're following orders from Two Scoops and Goebbels 2.0
 
2020-09-30 3:36:54 PM  
Meet trumps guest of honor at the next debate. He'll be seated next to a newly pardoned Dylan roof and Kyle Rittenhouse.

(Sure he can't pardon state crimes but when has the law and reality ever stopped this shiat show of an administration)
 
2020-09-30 3:37:50 PM  

Keizer_Ghidorah: Note that this guy is from Texas. He went to Portland specifically to try to keep the fires burning, and he became more emboldened by Trump begging him and his fraternity to back him up.


Nice of his job to give him the time off
:-)
 
2020-09-30 3:38:36 PM  

EvilEgg: How is pointing illegal?   It's your own fault if you feel threatened, perhaps if you were more polite to the Proud Boy you wouldn't feel like he was mad at you.

It's got to be pointed in some direction.  If he had it straight up they'd get him for threatening someone on the ISS.


He drew his weapon, pulled the hammer back, aimed it at a protester with his finger on the trigger.

That is the technical definition of assault with a deadly weapon:

Assault with a deadly weapon is a broader use of the term assault and includes conduct which places another in fear of imminent injury, or actually causes an injury, through the use of a deadly weapon.
 
2020-09-30 3:40:27 PM  

Truck Fump: Keizer_Ghidorah: Note that this guy is from Texas. He went to Portland specifically to try to keep the fires burning, and he became more emboldened by Trump begging him and his fraternity to back him up.

Nice of his job to give him the time off
:-)


Most Proud Boys are too lazy and entitled to hold any sort of gainful employment.
 
2020-09-30 3:41:59 PM  
Alan Swinney : TYI / Arrested at Multnomah County Justice Center 9/30/2020
Youtube u0rs1ZaH2cE
And this is how they arrested him.

Beat/tackle unarmed protesters. Mace indiscriminately.

Guy wanted on multiple felonies:
 
2020-09-30 3:45:31 PM  

thehobbes: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/u0rs1ZaH​2cE] And this is how they arrested him.

Beat/tackle unarmed protesters. Mace indiscriminately.

Guy wanted on multiple felonies:


Disgusting.
 
2020-09-30 3:45:36 PM  
This is what happens when you don't fist-bump (not terrorist fist-bump) the on-duty cops on your way in from the suburbs.
 
2020-09-30 3:46:11 PM  

fragMasterFlash: EvilEgg: How is pointing illegal?

Brandishing a lethal weapon is a felony in most places. This dude needs to lose his right to ever touch a firearm again outside of his own private property, IMHO.



Every responsible gun owner is one stupid mistake away from becoming an irresponsible gun owner. Once that happens you should not be able to own guns.
 
2020-09-30 3:49:06 PM  
He said "stand bi", which means they should be ready to have sex with any gender.
 
2020-09-30 3:50:11 PM  

CarnySaur: He said "stand bi", which means they should be ready to have sex with any gender.


I support these boys and their pride parade!
 
2020-09-30 3:51:17 PM  
Just have the govoner declare the proud boys a gang.  Then deputize antifa and BLM to hunt them.  Problem solved.
 
2020-09-30 3:51:52 PM  
Many far-right protesters at the event used weapons such as paintball guns and baseball bats to assault opposing protesters, though there was no police intervention that day due to staffing shortages, police have said."


fark. You.
 
2020-09-30 3:52:04 PM  
Portland Police arrested him? That's quite shocking. I bet, they took him to their favorite watering hole or at least their favorite donut shop before escorting him to jail.
They're nice like that.
 
2020-09-30 3:52:55 PM  

thehobbes: And this is how they arrested him.
Beat/tackle unarmed protesters. Mace indiscriminately.
Guy wanted on multiple felonies:


Loving the little backrub after cuffing him there. Adorbs.
 
2020-09-30 3:54:45 PM  
I really wanna thank all the soft skulled micro-peens who voted for that walking sack of lard.

I had no idea how much incest porn was a factor in national elections.
 
2020-09-30 3:54:45 PM  

SurelyShirley: Portland Police arrested him? That's quite shocking. I bet, they took him to their favorite watering hole or at least their favorite donut shop before escorting him to jail.
They're nice like that.


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And this is how they arrested him.

Beat/tackle unarmed protesters. Mace indiscriminately.

Guy wanted on multiple felonies:


And now I see the video. Yup, looks like standard procedure.
 
2020-09-30 4:00:05 PM  

thehobbes: [iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/u0rs1ZaH​2cE?autoplay=1&widget_referrer=https%3​A%2F%2Fwww.fark.com&start=0&enablejsap​i=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fark.com&​widgetid=1] And this is how they arrested him.

Beat/tackle unarmed protesters. Mace indiscriminately.

Guy wanted on multiple felonies:


Oh FFS!
 
2020-09-30 4:01:06 PM  

EvilEgg: How is pointing illegal?


Forget pointing, you don't even have to point the weapon to be legally killed.  So much as "brandishing" a weapon gives the other person the legal right to kill you under the protection of self-defense.  Pointing the firearm directly at them is far more severe than simply brandishing it.

Proud boy is lucky he's only going to jail, and isn't dead.
 
2020-09-30 4:03:25 PM  

thehobbes: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/u0rs1ZaH​2cE] And this is how they arrested him.

Beat/tackle unarmed protesters. Mace indiscriminately.

Guy wanted on multiple felonies:


ACAB
 
2020-09-30 4:03:40 PM  

dothemath: I really wanna thank all the soft skulled micro-peens who voted for that walking sack of lard.

I had no idea how much incest porn was a factor in national elections.


I don't mind that weirdos like incest porn.

I mind that no matter what you search for, it gets thrown in, and often it isn't labeled and you find out after you start wanking.
 
2020-09-30 4:03:51 PM  
It won't be long before it is totally legal for Republicans to shoot democrats.
 
2020-09-30 4:04:59 PM  
I can understand his confusion we let that other guy shoot some people.
 
2020-09-30 4:10:13 PM  

bcostlow: fragMasterFlash: EvilEgg: How is pointing illegal?

Brandishing a lethal weapon is a felony in most places. This dude needs to lose his right to ever touch a firearm again outside of his own private property, IMHO.


Every responsible gun owner is one stupid mistake away from becoming an irresponsible gun owner. Once that happens you should not be able to own guns.


I agree, similarly how your license is revoked typically when you have a DWI charge or an accident while intoxicated. Understandably the difference is firearms are a right, but the fact remains.

/gun owner
 
2020-09-30 4:15:41 PM  

BigNumber12: That would be quite a defense, as the incident occurred on August 22nd.


He was just charged today (finally).

But I think we can expect the Proud Crowd to become emboldened by Trump not condemning them, and instead telling them to stand by.
 
2020-09-30 4:16:38 PM  
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