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War Veteran Arrested for “Rudely Displaying” Rifle

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by HerrGlock, Apr 16, 2013.

  1. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai Lucky Member

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    "Rudely displaying" sounds like "strenuously objecting".
     
  2. HerrGlock

    HerrGlock Scouts Out CLM

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    Is that how it works? Hm? "Objection." "Overruled." "Oh, no, no, no. No, I STRENUOUSLY object." "Oh. Well, if you strenuously object then I should take some time to reconsider."
     

  3. mgs

    mgs Always Carrying Millennium Member

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    His rifle carry is at the ready position.....not over the shoulder. What would his handgun carry at the ready position look like? I guess they (people who called the Police) did not like it and neither did the Police. I would say they both needed to take a step back and breath. If the gun guy was really dangerous, their car and windshield would have holes in them. I don't think the gun guy felt he was in danger or he would have unloaded on them. Just silly talk to me on video.
     
  4. gjk5

    gjk5 Pinche Gringo

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    This would never happen in Texas........
     
  5. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    Yeah, we know, you are one of those types of "good" citizens who will let anybody steamroll over your rights.

    If black people were like you, they'd still be riding in the back of the bus.
     
  6. G36's Rule

    G36's Rule Senior Member

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    You posting from another dimension again?
     
  7. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    Whatever, appeaser.

    I'll bet you're one of those who are first in line to register your gun too.
     
  8. G36's Rule

    G36's Rule Senior Member

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    WTF are you yapping about?

    :rofl:
     
  9. WarCry

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    Now, I absolutely love the AR rifle platforms, and there should be absolutely nothing illegal about them. But carrying one slung across your chest in a ready position with a mag in the well and walking down a publicly traveled and accessible roadway (as opposed to, say, out on hunting ground) could very easily be construed as a manner calculated to cause alarm.
     
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  10. ray9898

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    Of course it could. The internet is full of tough guys who would dispute that from the safety of their recliner. However, let them be at the local mall with their family when one of the loons strolls in with his AR at the ready and you will see them scurrying away with everyone else thinking "whats wrong with that guy".
     
  11. Bruce M

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    Perhaps it is just me but the telephone call that precipitated the incident might suggest some level of alarm.
     
  12. G36's Rule

    G36's Rule Senior Member

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    Can you cite Texas law that would back up that opinion?
     
  13. WarCry

    WarCry

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    It's NOT an opinion, it's a matter of law. Google is an astonishing tool....


    http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/PE/htm/PE.42.htm
     
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    G36's Rule Senior Member

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    You should have posted that to begin with.

    So he was charged with Disorderly Conduct?
     
  15. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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    There is that link I posted...

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  16. G36's Rule

    G36's Rule Senior Member

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    Right, to a GlockTalk thread... Again, what is your point?
     
  17. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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    That GT thread contains more information. Enough to answer the questions posed in this thread.
    Is it not always best to form an opinion using both the most information & knowledge?

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  18. WarCry

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    I'm getting the distinct impression someone may be banned from the CT section of the page.



    And no, I shouldn't have posted the law at all. You should research things if you're not sure of them, exactly like I did. I posted it to try and shut you up from being an arrogant dick, but there is apparently no cure at all for that affliction.
     
  19. Psychman

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    I have a feeling that eventually a judge is going to shake his or her head and dismiss the case after giving the "perp" and the officers a lesson from the bench.
     
  20. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

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