Charlottesville police say the man who showed up at a Kroger grocery store with a loaded gun wanted to make a point. On Sunday, an unidentified 22-year-old man carried a loaded AR-15 into the Kroger store on Emmet Street and Hydraulic Road, sparking not only a scare for customers and employees but also a 2nd Amendment debate.Read more »
As the officer handcuffed the compliant motorist, the officer explained, "I don’t like someone with a gun," while insisting, "You’re not under arrest."
The second statement is an unalloyed lie: Whenever a police officer restrains someone, that person is under arrest. The first statement is a lie by omission: If Pierson had been a police officer, Bassett would not have complained about him carrying a gun. The category of "someone" thus applies only to Mundanes, whose very existence is seen as a threat to the unimaginably precious personages who wear state-issued costumes.Read more »
Open carry activism at it's best! This is how it's done by both sides.Read more »
Man walking to a restaurant while open-carrying gets stopped and held at gunpoint by state police, despite the fact that open carry is legal. Frustrates the police officers by not answering their questions.Read more »
Local, state and federal agents were back on the streets throughout the day as part of the ongoing effort known as "Operation Hot Spots." Three people were charged in an ongoing police sweep Thursday, including a man officials say was walking on Pine Street with a loaded handgun. Police also charged a suspected prostitute accused of turning a trick downtown and a man caught sipping liquor beneath a sign that warned: "No drinking."Read more »
Man successfully backs down officer attempting to ID him for openly carryingRead more »
GRAND RAPIDS -- School district leaders today conceded that a man who walked into Aberdeen Elementary to vote on Tuesday -- with an openly visible handgun holstered to his waist -- did not violate the law.Read more »
Gun owners hope to win the right to carry concealed weapons
In an unusual twist, optimism among California gun enthusiasts stems from recent legislation banning them from openly carrying even unloaded handguns.
People in my town think the cops here are like some magic exception to the police state, lol.Read more »
I was detained by the Biddeford, Maine PD on 18AUG2010 for no reason while open carrying and walking down the sidewalk.Read more »
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