[funsec] Did the South Portland Maine police overreact or not?
knobdy at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 10:45:53 CST 2006
On 11/2/06, Drsolly <drsollyp at drsolly.com> wrote:
> > To you it might be threatening, but a reasonable adult wouldn't be
> > threatened at all. Considering every cop in the states carries openly
> > it is pretty common,
> I thought we were talking about citizens, not cops.
No, we were talking about rational reactions to firearms being carried
openly. Its the gun you have a problem with, not the person.
Oh, and cops are citizens. They just happen to get paid for a job
they're not responsible to do, protect us.
> > besides the fact that those aforementioned
> > rational adults would understand the difference between a gun in a
> > holster and gun in your face....
> I would find it very threatening, and I would vote accordingly on a jury.
YOU would find it threatening, but you strike me as a bit of a boy in
the bubble kind of person...
> The entire point of carrying a gun openly, is to show that you're armed.
The reason you carry openly is, traditionally, it is against the law
to carry concealed. And this only applies to a small percentage of
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