“Gun Control” latest ruling of the courts – may you conceal? Yes but not as a RIGHT
Under this ruling, cops would stop super freaks on the way to a school
Court ruling has huge implications – search and seizure!
This reporter is awesome and has great style: Adam Ramirez. Colorado is the venue, 10th US District court is the scene. You do not have a right (as in 2nd amendment) to carry a weapon that is concealed.
There is now a clear ruling on the right of a citizen to bear arms in public – that are concealed. You do not have one.
There is a song by Dillon – Pancho and Lefty. There is a line in that song that I grew up with: He wore his gun outside his pants for all the honest world to see. This is truth. A man that carries his weapon so that all can see is honest. Count on it, his intentions are clear. This man has a code of ethics. This man stands for the 2nd amendment. It is a good thing.
Men that openly carry a weapon are very seldom a threat, except to bad guys.
Let me tell you a short sidebar story:
My daddy was a health director/inspector in our 13,000 people town. That meant that he had to enforce laws regarding eating establishments along with saloons. Yes in this day and time and place there were hitchin posts and cowboys. I was six my daddy got a call to get on down to Joe’s Place, as there was a problem. We got there walked in the door and there was a heated argument going on at the bar in the saloon. Two of the filthiest cowboys I had ever seen were sitting at the bar. I’ll be damned but they had six guns strapped around them. This is illegal in an eating and drinking establishment. My dad simply told them to take the guns off and hand them to my son. I, gulping and nervous, took the guns put them on a peg board for such things and brought them back their tickets. My dad shut the kitchen down for an hour as punishment, as we ate a wonderful meal of enchiladas, tacos, Navajo fry bread and gingerale, refried beans and rice. Somehow our bill was covered.
The point is honest open gun wearing is appropriate but not in a bar.
The symbolic toy pistol, no longer looks like a real gun. Same logic holds for open carry.
A man hiding his purpose has got no rights in America. That is just the way it is.
So a man that hides his weapon is a snake and a no good scoundrel.
Here is what the ruling did not address: Scoundrels and snakes are criminally suspicious. They are exigent circumstances, they are wild cannons in the criminal milieu. So now if a cop has a reasonable worry that you got a concealed weapon, which is not a right, he can search your lame brained person and arrest you if you do have a gun.
This is America. We are not swift to action but we are Just. We have a separation between state and religion, we have a separate and sharing of authority between the legislative, the executive and Judiciary. So our president and our legislature cannot act. But our constitution is alive in our judiciary.
This ruling is not sacrosanct, it will be reviewed. But it is a huge step in dealing with the vermin that would seek destruction of others.
Do you realize the enormity? Now a cop on a beat can stop, search and seize anyone suspected of carrying illegally. “you look weird, I suspect you, you are out of place I suspect you” and yet no gun no problem. It will infringe on guys like me that go into bad places, because I am out of place. That is ok by me. It will infringe on folks around schools that are not normals, that is ok by me. This ruling does not attack a gun. It empowers our law enforcement people to stop and question. And it does not in any way infringe on the right to carry an honest gun.
Let us honor brave warriors who protected our lands. By upholding Rights of Freedom, but let us also protect their grandchildren on our schools and streets.
Let us "bear arms". Let us be free to own. But let us hammer down on those that would deceive.
The old western movie -- the gunslinger walks down the middle of the street. Everyone can then act accordingly. Transparency is the lack of ignorance, transparency is the hallmark of a civil democratic society. Let us wear our weapons for all the honest world to see.