- Feb 7, 2010
- NH (CT Escapee)
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I'm only commenting on your specific statement. You're putting words in my mouth, I haven't comment on the commerce clause either way.Do I detect someone who actually thinks the Founders thought the commerce clause allows government to control your every whim?
Try to pay attention. I clearly said "drunk" as in intoxicated, which is not the same as having a drink. And if you are getting drunk, the concern isn't just you. Being intoxicated slows your responses, can lead to being unconscious or just asleep, and affects your judgement. With all this, even if you do nothing wrong, you are at risk of losing your gun to someone looking to take advantage of the situation. Since the affects of alcohol that I've listed here are indisputable, carrying when you get drunk shows a serious lack of judgement and responsibility. Again, this is DRUNK, not having a drink. And you are correct, in that if you are so tired that you're at risk of becoming unconscious, that you judgement is poor, and someone could take advantage of you. Then yes you should not carry a gun, you should be in bed sleeping. Being out in that condition shows poor judgement.Well to the point of handing your firearm to someone, I would never hand my gun to someone I wasn't familiar with. If I was familiar but uncertain of their firearms handling, I'd unload it first. There are very few people I know that I would hand a loaded firearm to.
On your point of not carrying while drinking I personally find that ridiculous. If you don't trust yourself holding a gun while drinking, my view on the issue is you shouldn't be drinking because you clearly are aware you have a problem with self control. The object in your hand (or holster) has nothing to do with your k knowledge you make poor decisions while under the influence of something. My follow up question would be do you carry while tired? Becuase being extremely tired is basically the same thing as being drunk from a decision making perspective.
Short response to driving. IMO all forms are travel are rights period. The government should not be allowed to restrict or tax travel in any way. The only laws in place should be in regards to you violating other peoples rights while you travel.
Owning property ain’t all is cracked up to be unless your constantly playing flip my house....Travel is a right. As is owning property
We just let the government take those rights away.
(Speaking of guns and IHOP:
A police officer in Paris died after her colleague shot her in the head, in what police union leader Christophe Crepin called "a tragedy due to a mistake in handling a loaded firearm."
PSGWSPLe Parisien reports that the colleagues were "playing at drawing their weapon" when the officer was fatally shot, and that two other officers were present.
"There are regulations as to the handling of a firearm when the chamber is loaded and these were not followed,"
Maybe he was an amputee,
When questioned about the incident he admitted he ddn't have a leg to stand on.
Actually, I'd think it was the other way around. Attacking all those kids would be a powerful message by any terrorist or attention seeking crazy. This doesn't excuse the actions of the irresponsible idiot.“You don’t expect anyone would bring a gun around where kids would be. It just doesn’t make any sense,” John Gerrard said.
Yup, that's pretty much life.“You never can tell anywhere you go. It’s like flipping a coin,” said John Gerrard.
Only wussy's own firearms with safeties..
I never thought I'd see the day when