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2022-07-02 10:08:24 AM  
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2022-07-02 10:17:17 AM  
Well that was stupid.
 
2022-07-02 10:19:37 AM  
OH I'M SORRY I THOUGHT THIS WAS AMERICA
 
2022-07-02 10:20:35 AM  
The answer is more guns. Not sure of the question, but it's always more guns.
 
2022-07-02 10:21:37 AM  
That's not stupid. That's a particular form of detached brain stem.

The real story is how he found his way to the airport.
 
2022-07-02 10:21:39 AM  
Yeah...if you try to open carry in Greater Boston, you are going to have a bad time.  Trying it at Logan, which has its own State Police barracks, you are going to have a bad time faster.
 
2022-07-02 10:21:55 AM  
Jesus Christ, maybe google the gun laws of the state you are gonna visit.    How do people this stupid survive to adulthood.
 
2022-07-02 10:22:16 AM  
No 'Merica tag?
 
2022-07-02 10:23:40 AM  
It's great living in a society that has the contradictory ethos of:
"See something, say something" and "Everybody should have a gun everywhere".

And it's the same farking people saying both.
 
2022-07-02 10:24:52 AM  
He could be that stupid or careless. Or, being a likely member of the Party of the Rule of Law, he only needs to obey laws that he agrees with.
 
2022-07-02 10:25:26 AM  
Probably his Pappy reminded him there's no law and order in a socialist hellhole like Taxxachusetts, so keep a-hold of that gun, with a finger lightly on the trigger
 
2022-07-02 10:27:33 AM  
To think I used to laugh at the smokers as they desperately jogged to the smoking area after a flight.
 
2022-07-02 10:28:47 AM  
shall not infringe meets well regulated
 
2022-07-02 10:35:49 AM  

Wing Kong Exchange Day Trader: Jesus Christ, maybe google the gun laws of the state you are gonna visit.    How do people this stupid survive to adulthood.


I can't find the article now but I read that he did call the MA staties and ask but they misunderstood his Mississippi accent and thought he asked if open curry was permitted in MA.
 
2022-07-02 10:36:02 AM  
Moran should have flown into Maine if he was going to Maine. They're constitutional carry. You can legally transport through any state unloaded in a locked case in and out of an airport. So he did that part and then decided to skip go and end up directly in jail.

/It's not recommended to fly into any NYC airports with a checked firearm.
 
2022-07-02 10:38:08 AM  

NeoCortex42: It's great living in a society that has the contradictory ethos of:
"See something a black person doing something normal, say something" and "Everybody should have a gun everywhere".

And it's the same farking people saying both.


FTFY
 
2022-07-02 10:38:15 AM  
Open carry is technically legal in MA, but you'll probably be arrested even with a permit (they don't have out of state permits if you're not law enforcement).
 
2022-07-02 10:38:46 AM  

Wing Kong Exchange Day Trader: Jesus Christ, maybe google the gun laws of the state you are gonna visit.    How do people this stupid survive to adulthood.


Luck, lack of consequences, and an inability to think ahead.
 
2022-07-02 10:40:04 AM  
What the story doesn't say is then he was released after paying a fine, loaded his weapon and went on his way. Nothing actually changed except the gun owner was inconvenienced, the city gained some revenue and the police were able to look like they did something.
 
2022-07-02 10:41:34 AM  

AppleOptionEsc: Wing Kong Exchange Day Trader: Jesus Christ, maybe google the gun laws of the state you are gonna visit.    How do people this stupid survive to adulthood.

Luck, lack of consequences, and an inability to think ahead.


Mass breeding
 
2022-07-02 10:42:59 AM  
Stupid hillbilly boy probably believed all the ooga-booga stories on Fox about crime in the big city and wanted to be armed the moment he stepped off the plane.
 
2022-07-02 10:43:28 AM  
i thought he was fapping. fark has changed me.
 
2022-07-02 10:44:47 AM  
Do they have gun laws in Mississippi, or was this some federal deal that applies at airports?
DNRTFA.
 
2022-07-02 10:45:52 AM  
Classic Zach move
 
2022-07-02 10:47:50 AM  
This is why we want freedom of speech and freedom of movement. The Stupids will indentify themselves..
 
2022-07-02 10:53:27 AM  

ingo: Wing Kong Exchange Day Trader: Jesus Christ, maybe google the gun laws of the state you are gonna visit.    How do people this stupid survive to adulthood.

I can't find the article now but I read that he did call the MA staties and ask but they misunderstood his Mississippi accent and thought he asked if open curry was permitted in MA.


Everyone in MA knows it's pronounced open cayey.
 
2022-07-02 10:55:25 AM  

jso2897: Do they have gun laws in Mississippi, or was this some federal deal that applies at airports?
DNRTFA.


MA state issue: Carden was charged with possession of firearm without a firearms identification card, possession of ammunition without a firearms identification card and disturbing the peace.

Basically he walked outside the terminal to the circular road where everyone gets picked up or catches a bus/cab, took his handgun out of his checked luggage, and started putting bullets into it.  In the Boston area, someone with a handgun in a holster is going to catch a lot of stares and whispers.  Someone with it in their hand is going to generate instant 911 calls.  Someone actively loading one will get people frantically calling 911 and at Logan probably trying to find the nearest state trooper, which usually isn't far.  Typically there's at least one cruiser parked at the end of the terminal driveway.
 
2022-07-02 11:01:16 AM  

NeoCortex42: It's great living in a society that has the contradictory ethos of:
"See something, say something" and "Everybody should have a gun everywhere".

And it's the same farking people saying both.


Didn't notice the asterisk there?

"The right to keep and bear arms* shall not be infringed."

* Valid only for wealthy white Christian landonwers who aren't from Eastern Europe
 
2022-07-02 11:05:32 AM  

ingo: Wing Kong Exchange Day Trader: Jesus Christ, maybe google the gun laws of the state you are gonna visit.    How do people this stupid survive to adulthood.

I can't find the article now but I read that he did call the MA staties and ask but they misunderstood his Mississippi accent and thought he asked if open curry was permitted in MA.


Madea?
 
2022-07-02 11:14:44 AM  

hlehmann: Stupid hillbilly boy probably believed all the ooga-booga stories on Fox about crime in the big city and wanted to be armed the moment he stepped off the plane.


He isn't wrong, though the muggers usually go after older people and orientals...
 
2022-07-02 11:17:09 AM  

stuffy: AppleOptionEsc: Wing Kong Exchange Day Trader: Jesus Christ, maybe google the gun laws of the state you are gonna visit.    How do people this stupid survive to adulthood.

Luck, lack of consequences, and an inability to think ahead.

Mass breeding


Yes, yes, eugenics, all edge no point.
 
2022-07-02 11:17:58 AM  

Wing Kong Exchange Day Trader: Jesus Christ, maybe google the gun laws of the state you are gonna visit.    How do people this stupid survive to adulthood.


He's 22, has he really done that yet?
 
2022-07-02 11:19:28 AM  
What, was the nearby daycare too crowded with smokers? This poor man had to reload his gun ON THE STREETS.

Wouldn't have been a problem if those farking fascists at the TSA didn't make him take the bullets out for flight.
 
2022-07-02 11:19:50 AM  

farkitallletitend: What the story doesn't say is then he was released after paying a fine, loaded his weapon and went on his way. Nothing actually changed except the gun owner was inconvenienced, the city gained some revenue and the police were able to look like they did something.


Sort of. The police said he had no violent intent, just dumb. Dumb should be a fine.
 
2022-07-02 11:21:08 AM  

Natalie Portmanteau: farkitallletitend: What the story doesn't say is then he was released after paying a fine, loaded his weapon and went on his way. Nothing actually changed except the gun owner was inconvenienced, the city gained some revenue and the police were able to look like they did something.

Sort of. The police said he had no violent intent, just dumb. Dumb should be a fine.


I can't figure out their online bylaw system and my fines have doubled.

Thanks Nat.
 
2022-07-02 11:23:25 AM  
 
2022-07-02 11:25:00 AM  
Aaaah RESPONSIBLE GUN OWNER!!
 
2022-07-02 11:33:47 AM  
Mississippi man in Massachusetts

If you cannot spell the name of the state you live in, you cannot possess a firearm.
 
2022-07-02 11:33:54 AM  
Poor guy just had to endure an entire flight without his emotional support kinetic energy friends. Of course he couldn't wait to reassemble the squad, you never know how much of a threat the rental car bus driver is going to be.
 
2022-07-02 11:44:33 AM  

OlderGuy: hlehmann: Stupid hillbilly boy probably believed all the ooga-booga stories on Fox about crime in the big city and wanted to be armed the moment he stepped off the plane.

He isn't wrong, though the muggers usually go after older people and orientals...


This is not the preferred nomenclature.

/Asian-American, please.
 
2022-07-02 11:49:34 AM  

Nirbo: Natalie Portmanteau: farkitallletitend: What the story doesn't say is then he was released after paying a fine, loaded his weapon and went on his way. Nothing actually changed except the gun owner was inconvenienced, the city gained some revenue and the police were able to look like they did something.

Sort of. The police said he had no violent intent, just dumb. Dumb should be a fine.

I can't figure out their online bylaw system and my fines have doubled.

Thanks Nat.


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2022-07-02 11:54:22 AM  
This is what happens when laws vary wildly between states.
 
2022-07-02 11:54:48 AM  
What! Boston did not call out the National Guard and shut the city down. Oh, it was a real weapon, not an LED. Carry on.
 
2022-07-02 11:55:21 AM  

Bslim: Aaaah RESPONSIBLE GUN OWNER!!


Meanwhile, millions of firearms owners have done nothing stupid.

One of these days, I want to fly down to Texas with one of my rifles so I can go pig hunting.  But I sure as hell won't load it immediately after leaving baggage claim.
 
2022-07-02 11:58:01 AM  

Stud Gerbil: Mississippi man in Massachusetts

If you cannot spell the name of the state you live in, you cannot possess a firearm.


🎵Hey, Massachusetts  woman, Mississippi man
We get together every time we can......🎶
 
2022-07-02 11:59:22 AM  

New Rising Sun: Yeah...if you try to open carry in Greater Boston, you are going to have a bad time.  Trying it at Logan, which has its own State Police barracks, you are going to have a bad time faster.

What a dumbass.  If you're traveling to, or through, another state with firearms, check their laws first.  It's pretty common knowledge that there's maybe ten or so states that are highly restrictive, as far as gun laws in the US go, and Mass. is one of them.
 
2022-07-02 12:01:52 PM  
Even people from Mississippi are not usually this stupid.
 
2022-07-02 12:10:49 PM  
Even though he was licensed elsewhere - MA has almost zero reciprocity - and in MA you need a different class of license to carry concealed versus just possess.

Had he kept it in his baggage/unloaded and out of sight he'd have been probably covered if he was traveling TO a state where his license was valid...

(I was licensed to carry over 20 years in MA and know the hoops one has to jump through there to get a "class A" license.  Even with such licensing being reported for it exposed in public (unless in uniform carrying for work or actively on a range or hunting) would have gotten your permit pulled  - this guy clearly didn't bother to pay attention to the laws where he was traveling  - that's on him.
 
2022-07-02 12:37:02 PM  
"According to police, the man did not have any criminal intention, but chose a very poor time to check on his firearm."

Skeptical.
 
2022-07-02 12:39:38 PM  
I know several of my gun owning friends will has some sympathy for the guy, but I don't.

As a gun owner you are constantly told, "if you're traveling and plan to take firearms, know the laws of the places you plan to travel to." So there's that sound piece of advice he ignored.

Whether you have ill intent or not, pulling out a gun in public and loading it is just stupid. Doubly so at an airport.

The guy is lucky he didn't get shot by a cop smacked in the back of the head with a blunt object by someone scared of a mass shooting.
 
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