[Spridgets] Open Carry - Cat and the 9mm

Brad Fornal tequila.brad at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 14:29:14 MST 2011

In Texas, you can shoot someone in your house, in your car, in the street if
they have your property, in your place of business.
Don't mess with Texas..     ;^P

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 1:54 PM, derf <derf247 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Here in LA we have a local Open Carry (OC) hero.  He has followers and
> detractors.
> They go to places like Wal*Mart and Bass Pro Shops and stir up
> trouble.  Most people ignore them but when a store manager asks them
> to leave they make a big deal and try and shove their cause down other
> people's throats.  They do more harm than good to gun owners and OC
> proponents, IMHO.
> One of his followers shot a guy during a drug deal and killed him.
> The shooter had posted previously about what might be a "clean kill".
> To me, when you post things like that on the internet it is hard to
> say you shot someone without malice aforethought.    You can't go
> armed to a known drug dealer to buy drugs, get into a fight, kill him
> in his own house, and say it was self defense.  But, I'm not a lawyer
> or a juror in the case.
> I exercise my right to OC sometimes, like after hurricanes Katrina and
> Gustav.  For a while after natural disasters things are iffy.  Cops
> are busy with problems on duty and with their own personal property
> and families.  Criminals know this and are bolder.  This is why
> looting is so bad.  If you OC most people think you are a cop.  If you
> look shady and OC then they think you are a narc or undercover cop.
> Concealed carry (CC) is legal here if you take a course and pay for
> the CC license.  The OC can be a deterrent.  Although thugs and
> criminals are not afraid of guns, the will most likely choose easier
> targets if they are out hunting for someone to mug.
> OC is legal in many places.  In Texas you can shoot people stealing
> your property.  Here in LA you have to be in fear of life or great
> harm to be justified shooting someone.
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