Guns, guns and more guns.
You want to see some guns?
Here’s a photo of some guys with guns:
I mean jeezy-creeps! Look at the gunS on that guy!
Senator “Tommy-Gun” Garrett looks like he spends 3 hours a day in the weight room!
Oh, yeah. The OTHER guns.
Well, interesting in that too is State Senator Bill Kintner with a sidearm.
This pic was taken at the Nebraska Firearms Owners Association Political Action Fund fundraiser.
And you know who else was there?
Governor Pete Ricketts.
And here he is off stage, as heat-packing Senator Kintner is introducing him.
All I’m saying is that this is a group all about firearms. And the State Patrol is comfortable enough around them that they don’t have a problem with G-U-N-S around the Governor.
City by City
So as long as we are on the topic, an interesting debate from the local angle brought up by the OWH:
Who should have final say on gun laws? The state or the locality?
If Omaha has a ban on carrying a gun, but Bellevue doesn’t and you drive through Omaha to get home, you may be breaking the law.
So some say the state should be the one who rules the roost on this issue. Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says the rules SHOULD be uniform across the state for something like this. Omaha City Council President Ben Gray says the rules should be cattywampus and the cities should get to do whatever they want.
Gray says the city should be able to address “gun violence” as they please.
Completely wild guess, but it is probably not off the mark to say that any “gun violence” that Omaha is dealing with is generally not because of those who legally possess guns. They probably aren’t the ones going around, firing them indiscriminately into houses, and such.
If it saves only one life…
And the President has a tough gig, and I don’t really have a problem with him getting emotional. He thought of dead children, and he got welled up. That happens.
But I hope that he didn’t get welled up thinking that what he is doing would have prevented the Sandy Hook massacre. The President says that he hopes his executive action could at least stop “one act of violence”.
OK then. What if every teacher in that school was armed like Senator Kintner up there? I’m not suggesting that — but it seems that the President should be. THAT could have prevented the murders of the children at Sandy Hook. COULD have. Just like the President is suggesting that his plan to prevent legal gun purchases — as opposed to all the illegal ones — COULD prevent some shootings.
It is an interesting path this President and others go down on this issue.
And it is also interesting that the President’s actions are creating MORE gun owners. Probably just what he was expecting, right?
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