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Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 02-14-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,311
Posted By mpd8488
That looks really great! I've thought about...

That looks really great! I've thought about doing that but then I remembered that I own very few large books that cost me under $100.

Hell I hope robbers don't wise up to the fact that book...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-31-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By mpd8488
When he pulled this stunt in Virginia even the...

When he pulled this stunt in Virginia even the anti gunners were outraged. Conducting an investigation in Virginia without the support of federal law enforcement or virginia law enfacement agencies...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-19-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By mpd8488
Brandenburg V. Ohio (1969) held that: ...

Brandenburg V. Ohio (1969) held that:

"Freedoms of speech and press do not permit a State to forbid advocacy of the use of force or of law violation except where such advocacy is directed to...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-05-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By mpd8488
I don't think you will find a statute that...

I don't think you will find a statute that defines under the influence. While driving the absolute limit is .08 BAC, but signs of intoxication can be enough to convict. If you can't stand up...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-05-2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By mpd8488
^^That is the law pertaining to concealed...

^^That is the law pertaining to concealed handguns and alcohol.

There is nothing specific that I know of in the code pertaining to drinking while openly carrying. However, if you do chose to do...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 01-05-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,652
Posted By mpd8488
The reason you cannot find anything specific is...

The reason you cannot find anything specific is because in Virginia the laws don't allow us to do things, they specifically prohibit certain activities. If something isn't prohibited or regulated,...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 12-04-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,485
Posted By mpd8488
earlier this year I was in the market for a slim...

earlier this year I was in the market for a slim semi auto .380 for deep concealment. I went with a Taurus TCP over the Ruger LCP because it had a much better trigger than the LCP. I also liked that...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 11-17-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By mpd8488
This is a very serious topic that I think...

This is a very serious topic that I think deserves some attention, but since we aren't lawyers we simply cannot spout off any laws or rules without citing to specific laws, or in states without...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 11-11-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,963
Posted By mpd8488
So what's the statute of limitations on that,...

So what's the statute of limitations on that, cause I wouldn't admit that on an open board if I were you. :eek:
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 11-11-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By mpd8488
There are plenty of out of state signatures on...

There are plenty of out of state signatures on it. Don't forget these big universities attract folks from all over the country and even international students.
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-10-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By mpd8488
Are you sure it's surplus? I ordered a bunch of...

Are you sure it's surplus? I ordered a bunch of Russian stuff that looked just like that a while back. Manufactured by the Tula Armory or something like that. I've had no issues other than it's...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 11-10-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By mpd8488
I thought I would bump this because the College...

I thought I would bump this because the College Republicans at ODU have started a pettition to allow lawful carry of firearms by students, faculty, and staff on ODU grounds:

News report:
ODU...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 11-10-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,222
Posted By mpd8488
Another way to think about it this issue is the...

Another way to think about it this issue is the money you save by reloading. If you are a diligent shooter, after a couple of years the money you save on buying commercial ammo could likely more...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 10-28-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By mpd8488
I remember reading a case in which a couple of...

I remember reading a case in which a couple of would be robbers walked into a store to rob it, but left after seeing an open carrier. The police arrested them in the parking lot a little while later...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 10-28-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By mpd8488
There are any number of reasons to open carry...

There are any number of reasons to open carry that are just as valid as the reasons to chose to conceal. If you support constitutional carry why do you care whether somebody has their jacket over...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-26-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,996
Posted By mpd8488
Funny, there are plenty of 18, 19, and 20 year...

Funny, there are plenty of 18, 19, and 20 year olds open carrying in Virginia. Still no blood in the streets :rolleyes:
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 10-13-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By mpd8488
From OP NO. 05-078 (2006) ...

From OP NO. 05-078 (2006)
http://www.oag.state.va.us/OPINIONS/2006opns/05-078.pdf

"Accordingly, it is my opinion that the governing boards of Virginia’s public colleges and universities may not...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 10-06-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By mpd8488
less than two months ago two of my close friends...

less than two months ago two of my close friends were robbed at gunpoint just off of William and Mary's campus. A couple years ago a guy I went to high school with was shot in the neck during a...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 04-27-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,173
Posted By mpd8488
I started carrying my wallet in the pocket...

I started carrying my wallet in the pocket opposite from where I carry my gun. If you're carrying on your right hip you may not want to be reaching toward your back right pocket.

Also, might I...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 04-21-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,495
Posted By mpd8488
I've got one that says "ἔσθιε ἐμέ" under a skull...

I've got one that says "ἔσθιε ἐμέ" under a skull and crossbones. Kudus if you know what it means
Firearms Forum: The Club House 04-21-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By mpd8488
This doesn't really answer your question...

This doesn't really answer your question directly, but have you considered a new to firearms sub forum? Or even a new to pistols, new to shotguns, etc sub-forum in their respective categories? A...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-21-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,551
Posted By mpd8488
I've got one and my only complaint is the...

I've got one and my only complaint is the ambidextrous thumb safety. It tends to loosen over time. Other than that there have been no problems and I would recommend them as a good entry level 1911....
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 04-21-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,247
Posted By mpd8488
Virginia's constitution is considered the...

Virginia's constitution is considered the protector of the right to open carry. Personally I find it offensive that I should have to go through a process at a court house, including fingerprints,...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 04-19-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By mpd8488
I agree. And frankly most teachers will chose...

I agree. And frankly most teachers will chose not to carry. That's their choice so beyond that mandate that all teachers undergo training that includes the contingency of a mass shooter. The...
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 04-19-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By mpd8488
One of the main benefits from regular exercise...

One of the main benefits from regular exercise and eating right is that you will feel more rested and alert all the time. The alertness alone could save your life as you will be more aware of your...
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