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January 14, 2009



A permit to carry a gun in new york, is a permit to carry one in New York. I have a permit to carry a gun in indiana, and have traveled through other states where it is not legal to have a carry permit, or even possess a pistol. While in those states, the gun stays locked and unloaded in a case. This idiot left the airport, and wandered around the city with the gun loaded and not locked in his baggage. That was his problem. He had to remove the gun from a airline case, load it, then wandered around washington during the same time frame that a maniac killed a bunch of people in the capitol.

The fact is that thousands of people are prosecuted for this same offense all across the country. Never once have i seen a prosecutor anywhere dismiss a case with a "don't do it again" admonition when the defendant is clearly and unequivocally guilty. Why not bitch that the Bush white house hasn't pardoned him?


FYI, the ACLU has repeatedly stated that they do not do any 2nd Amendment advocacy because they have determined that the NRA and other gun rights groups devote their full attention to that duty and their joining in would just be a duplication of effort.

George Lyon

So what if Bleder's gun was loaded "with 14 rounds of ammunition." An unloaded gun is pretty worthless for its intended purpose. It was plain that the defendant had no intent to use the gun unlawfully. Holder ruined this guy's life for no real purpose.

The Neoabolitionist

The above-mentioned "civil-rights" organizations supporting Holder's nomination, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) should all be held to task for ignoring Holder's hostility towards the civil rights of a wide range of citizens ranging from gun owners to users of medical marijuana. All our rights are in jeopardy because of so-called "civil-rights" and "civil-liberties" organizations that only pay lip service to civil rights and civil liberties as they promote their narrow and limited agenda in support of narrow ranges of special rights or limited constituencies.

Civil rights and civil liberties are NOT special interests. Gun owners must support the rights of marijuana users and vice versa. Either we support ALL rights of ALL persons, or all will be lost.

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