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Don’t Do This With Your Guns, A New Series

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Some people are misinformed and end up doing things that could get them into trouble. While my first thought was to turn this whole thing into a joke, saying that these people were dumb, I thought better of it because I do believe that even in the age of the internet there are folks who are just misinformed.

So I've decided to start a new article series entitled, “don't do this with your guns.” As we at come across these stories that make us scratch our heads, we'll tell you about them so you are better informed on what NOT to do. Here is the first one.

Man brings guns to post office, gets arrested:

Here's the deal, my friends. There are a few certain places off limits to the concealed carrier: Most schools are one, and federal buildings including the post office are another. If ever there was a situation where you're asking for trouble it's carrying a gun into one of these places unless you have permission.

This gentleman brought a rifle to a Kentucky post office and tried to ship it. Now, we've got an article in the works for a later date about shipping guns and ammo, and what you need to know about it so I won't go much into it here.

But I can say without a doubt that just walking up to the counter and placing a rifle in front of the lady there will only give her a heart attack and land you some some heart ache of your own. Just don't do it.

The man was arrested on charges of carrying a concealed deadly weapon. It's unclear at this point if he had more firearms on him, but I'm pretty certain the rifle was not concealed on his person–leading me to believe that he was also carrying a pistol on his body.

Here's the story, for your copying/pasting pleasure:

Car renter leaves guns and other things in trunk upon return:

Okay, this one is strange and I'm not going to make any assumptions on intent like plenty of other people have done. The news source where we're getting this info is calling it a “robbery kit.” I have no idea what it was, but there was a ski mask which is an interesting thing to have with two pistols. Still, I'm not a judge and cannot decided, either way, what was going on.

What I can say, however, is no matter what your intentions are it's never a good idea to leave your guns in the back of a car rental. It's just going to lead down a path you don't want to be on as police will undoubtedly be called in to investigate why those guns were there, what else was there, and if there were any potential crimes being committed.

Here is the news source where this was pulled:

If you live behind enemy lines and own guns, be careful:

This last story here, I'm NOT taking a stance and telling you what you should do here. This one is for you to decide on your own. I'm including it with these other stories because I feel it is extremely important.

We've all (well, most of us) long said that “you can have my gun bullets first.” Heck, I know I've said it, and it looks like behind enemy lines in Maryland one man who was served with a red flag order (GVRO) to remove his guns is dead because he gave the police his bullets. I do want to say that it is unclear if he discharged the firearm on purpose or if it went off in a struggle, like someone tapping the trigger unintentionally.

Either way, this is bad news and sets the precedent for the future. And, sadly, the news can be flipped big time to support the other side. Yes, the man was killed. But, was he killed because he was actually a danger or because his freedom and rights meant more to him than his life? This is not a good thing, my friends.

Gun violence restraining orders are dangerous and this proves it. It's dangerous for police and the civilians.

I believe this is the future for America, starting with places like Maryland leading the pack. As more states pass these types of laws, this will become a bigger issue. The gun grabbers will write it off as one less right-wing nut job to deal with in order to make themselves feel better about killing innocent-until-proven-guilty-citizens.

This leads to my final point about this story, you need to know how you're going to respond when and if the police ever knock on your door asking for your guns. Sadly, no matter how we respond it's not going to turn out great for us.

If we fight, we'll be labeled as terrorists and probably be killed. If we give in we'll be labeled as traitors by our brethren. It sucks that they've backed us into a corner over a fundamental right.

Here's the news source for this one:

Leave your thoughts on these stories in the comments below.

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4 Responses to Don’t Do This With Your Guns, A New Series

  1. Darkwing November 8, 2018 at 5:11 am #

    Problem is that most of the places that you cannot carry a gun into, do not have signs that state this. They expect you to know the law. There are 20,000 gun laws on the book in the US, federal, state and local, how are you to know this.

    • Pineapple November 17, 2018 at 3:01 pm #

      Ignorance to the law is no excuse. On the Federal side you should know, Federal buildings don’t need a sign. You don’t take a firearm in to a Federal building. As far as state laws it differs, where I live if a private business has a no firearms sign, the sign itself does not hold law but if asked to leave you must leave or can be arrested for felony tresspassing. When you apply for ccw license or permit most State Police websites show where you can and cannot take a firearm. No, your not just suppose to know you are suppose to look up the law before you carry.

  2. Albert November 11, 2018 at 8:38 am #

    It is up to EACH INCIVIDUAL to be informed and ‘act responsibly’; don’t threaten anyone; keep your cool; most protective orders are the result of ‘action’ and are not ‘preemptive’ i.e. ‘I want my (fill in the relative’s relation) guns taken because he/she MIGHT hurt me or him/her self”…

  3. Ralph Wilson November 17, 2018 at 2:09 pm #

    With regard to the man in Maryland, I read about that earlier and it is unclear as to exactly _why_ the police were intending to confiscate his weapons. Was it a neighbor who saw him doing something like shooting a pistol in his backyard or a neighbor who was just pissed at him over something unrelated. Was it a relative who was _actually_ concerned or a relative who was just anti-gun?

    Most of these “Red Flag” laws are written such that the person whose weapons are confiscated _may_ have an opportunity to try to retrieve their weapons at a (much) later date (if the weapons haven’t been destroyed) but they are also written so that it is very difficult to prove that one _isn’t_ a danger to the community and, therefore, should be able to retrieve the weapons. In other words, most, if not all, of the “Red Flag” laws are blatant “gun grabber” laws designed to circumvent our 2nd Amendment rights.

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