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Shooting at Sikh Temple WI

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by 50 Cent, Aug 5, 2012.

  1. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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    If beforehand someone had seen a man walking around with a gun and called Police, would they be a hero, or a jerk harassing a man for "doing nothing wrong"?
     
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    I think that would depend on the laws and the accepted norms of the area. For example, here in Texas it is legal to carry a long gun, and even though it might be legally ok to throw the AR over my shoulder and stroll through the Galleria, I shouldn't be surprised when the PD rolls up to talk to me about it.

    Rural New Mexico where open carry was legal and accepted, I never had an issue. Again, stroll through the mall in Las Cruces, and you will be questioned, as it is out of the norm for the area.
     

  3. el_jewapo

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    Well, knowing the end result as we do now, with 20/20 hind sight, a hero. No question.
     
  4. concretefuzzynuts

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    Prayers for the officer.

    Expect more from the gun grabbers.
     
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    I always think of Sikhs as the symbols of India with their wraparound headdress , but they are just the second largest group in India with the Hindi s as majority . But im amazed how they let those facial beard grow that long just like the Hasidics.
    Im glad the one officer took out this mad man whoever he is. Hopefully the injured cop recovers .
     
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  6. HexHead

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    I sure hope the shooter wasn't one of their new carry permit holders.
     
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    Yeah, I know a few of them also and they ARE good people.

    The Shiks have a martial tradition and reputation as fierce worriers. OK they had one major hiccup. Shiks are (or were) the sole cast allowed to join the ranks of bodyguards to India's Prime Ministers. Unfortunitely, in 1984, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two of her own Shik bodyguards. As the Brits would say, "that was in rather bad taste."
     
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    We had one similiar to this back in 05'

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Ratzmann

    Except in this case this particular religous group met in a Sheraton Hotel I drive by every day on my way to work

    I've have said it since the Colorado shooting (and really for years)..instead of a immature response of banning guns..lets return to the old west...anyone who passes a background check can open carry at any time...anywhere.
     
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    I think its time we all stop talking about it and open carry everywhere we legally can.

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  10. TBO

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    WI is an Open Carry state.
     
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    What is this, a segue for XXPilot and BATgal? :faint:
     
  12. DaleGribble

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    Seriously! And to top it all off, if he becomes permanently disabled due to being shot were gonna be footing the bill for this deadbeat for the rest of his life!!!!!
    :whistling:
     
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    I was thinking that, too.
     
  14. TBO

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    "A law enforcement official told NBC News the gunman who opened fire at the Sikh temple was dressed in tactical gear and armed with a single handgun."
     
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    here we go.....:whistling:.....cue bloomberg.......
    waiting........
     
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    Is it legal in WI to carry in a place of worship?
     
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    Let me put this another way: I would consider any person who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds and still managed to shoot and kill a mass murderer to be a hero.
     
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    We need to hurry up and pass a law that no one will read banning tatical gear, for the children.


    Best wishes to all those hurt and to the family of those killed.
     
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    actually in their holy book they are suppose to carry a kirpan ( a dagger or short sword) as a reminder of their faith and it ranks up there with a beard and turban as one every sikh is suppose to carry. I'm friends with a few and the argument whether the holy book meant just the dagger or (like the second amendment argument) means modern day firearms (tradition vs. defense) is a pretty vocal discussion.
     
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    If was in NYC I'm sure the officer would tell him these are his streets! and then threaten to shove his **ck down his throat. But that's cool because he wears a badge right?
     
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