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Posted by Freddy on Saturday, July 06, 2013 | Permalink
Who owns this bar? James Butler Hickok?
The Last Archimedean |
Saturday, July 06, 2013 at 06:48 PM
Pretty sure its illegal to drink and possess a firearm in 99% of the country.
Saturday, July 06, 2013 at 06:57 PM
how do we know this is at a bar?
Saturday, July 06, 2013 at 08:02 PM
Yeah it's clearly a preschool.
Saturday, July 06, 2013 at 08:33 PM
I don't know what country you are in Moniker, but in the USA (where the sign is almost certainly from) you will find that that isn't true. At most a few major cities, but that is it.
Saturday, July 06, 2013 at 09:25 PM
it could be at a restaurant, maybe a sporting goods store, countless places. one picture of a sign on a wall does not mean that this is at a bar.
Saturday, July 06, 2013 at 09:47 PM
@Moniker nope not in most places in the US, especially if you are on private property. Now that won't stop the police from taking someone's gun or shooting someone on dummied up charges.
Sunday, July 07, 2013 at 12:29 AM
My God, Americans are idiots!
*this is coming from an American
Although...who said this is a place that serves alcohol? We don't even know it's a restaurant, it could be any sort of business.
Sunday, July 07, 2013 at 05:39 AM
This could be at a shooting range, a store that sells guns and ammo, a person's private residence, an old mining town that's now more of a tourist spot like Virginia City, NV, etc. Doesn't have to be a bar.
The Singing Library Clerk |
Sunday, July 07, 2013 at 11:48 AM
You mean it's not the employee's entrance to the customer service desk? Darn, I was gonna apply for a job there.
NC Tony |
Sunday, July 07, 2013 at 05:42 PM
Arizona used to have open carry (not sure if this is still true). It may have been there.
Book Baby |
Sunday, July 07, 2013 at 06:26 PM
Most places have walls made of plaster, people only use that kind of wood when they're going for a rustic look. So it's most likely a bar or a restaurant, or it could be a small independently owned store.
Not Perfect |
Sunday, July 07, 2013 at 10:06 PM
AZ still has open carry. I believe TX still does too.
Monday, July 08, 2013 at 03:27 AM
A lot of states have open carry. That isn't really the point though. Just because this is legal, doesn't mean I have to approve of the sentiment behind this sign.
Unless this is a place where you might legitimately need a gun, such as a shooting range, I'm really not comfortable with everyone toting their heat around to dinner and a movie.
Sorry, no offense to anyone, but I'm not willing to just trust that some random stranger is a responsible gun owner or is able/willing to practice judicious marksmanship.
I'd bet that this is a common sentiment even among people who would/do carry guns around like this. They know they're responsible gun owners, but if they see someone else doing the same who is say maybe of a different race, or a different age, or someone they just don't like the look of...they probably would not automatically assume that person was a responsible gun owner like they are but a potential criminal.
I'm not against gun ownership, but encouraging people to carry guns around with them all the time is asking for trouble.
Monday, July 08, 2013 at 06:24 AM
If you can't hit a target or you have a history of violence, you shouldn't be able to own a gun, period.
On the other hand, if you pass a course and can demonstrate you are a responsible citizen, I'm cool with it. In fact, considering how crazy everyone is right now, from the government on down, it's probably best if you know as many ways to protect yourself as possible.
The sad thing is, any old person can buy a gun these days. However most counties still have a sensible law that you can't get a concealed carry permit until you pass a gun safety course.
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 at 07:42 AM
your have a horrible blog and nice picture.
Old West Guns |
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 02:40 AM
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