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Old 07-23-2012, 01:52 AM   #61
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That is such a long post I almost didn't read it. That was GOOD. I love the ingenuity in your support of our rights.
Heck, you read it and posted within 10 minutes. It couldn't have been that long!.

Thanks, it is a true story. Unfortunately the SOB is still the GM there. I stop by pretty frequently and when I see him I let him know he is an A-hole.
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I'm not old enough to carry a gun, and imagine the difficulty getting a permit here in commiefornia, but I do carry a pocket knife with me everywhere but school. The only reason I don't have it at school is because I like where I go and don't feel the need to get kicked out if I ever were caught with it.

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Has anyone considered an active media campaign to try to turn this to our advantage? Like Axxe55, I vote against GFZs with my dollar, or lack thereof. But every time I walk away, I leave one of these cards with the manager/owner. However, I wonder how many owners would respond to a poster with a headline that reads, "The Aurora, CO theater was a Gun Free Zone...Just like your business" followed by a set of facts like on the card about how well trained and background-checked CCW holders are and where to find shooting statistics that aren't sensationalized.

We tend to do nothing about situations like this because we are afraid we will be viewed as a "gun nut" or worse. However, if we continue to do nothing except wring our hands, our "rights" will soon be gone because we didn't fight for them.

A local restaurant hosts a "Bike Night" every week in my area, and the restaurant is a GFZ. I have carded them before, but I wonder what a bunch of motorcycle riders and vendors would feel about being sitting ducks, just like the poor victims in Aurora, CO...
Cool link, Greg! I just ordered 250 to hand out to my ccw buddies.
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Vikingdad...That's a GREAT story! Kudos to you my friend, I'm gonna have to share that with my buddies!!!

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Other than Federal and Government facilities with scanners and air flights! I am carrying!
I would rather face the consequences rather than be dead or go home with the feeling on my heart that I could not have protected others from a major disaster like the ones in Colorado's Columbine, the Movie theater. The Military Base, the Virginia College incident and others! I would have no problem if teachers carried concealed. Concealed is Concealed! That means no one knows you are carrying! And your lips are tight!!!! Meaning we do not brag about it when we are out! NO One Knows our weapon is on us! My wife even often asks me when we leave home do I have it on me. My response is what do you think!

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Cool link, Greg! I just ordered 250 to hand out to my ccw buddies.
Fantastic! They are fun to hand to business owners and managers. I always say, "I removed my legally licensed firearm to come into your business, in honor of your sign, but I wanted to leave this with you to explain why I will never be in again. Would you pass it along to the owner, please?" A few have asked for my number, but none have ever followed up.

In fact, after Aurora, CO., maybe I should follow up with them...
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Wrong. The clusters never got close to the paper, much less the target on it.

Which is really similar to what's happened to every post I've made here - I say ABC and it's turned immediately into XYZ. So, I'm out. Glad I could offer some entertainment.
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I'm sorry you feel that way...pointing out flaws in logic, or lack there of, is the nature of debate and debate is the reason we are here.

Sillyness will always be met with or

It's not a personal attack and I do not believe I took anything you wrote out of context.

Still, I'm a not at all surprised by your withdrawal. Packing up and refusing to play when emotion or talking points fail to sway logic and facts is the typical liberal response.
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Even though I am exempt from many GFZ's I try not to spend my money where I am not wanted. I pass these out to GFZ owners.

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I printed up some stickers with the word NATS on it.

Every time I see a "NO GUNS ALLOWED" sign on a business it say NO GNATS ALLOWED" when I leave.

I also have stickers with a picture of a wood screw on them.

I just love to find "I (heart shape) My Poodle" or other such bumpers stickers...

Lol

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