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    And what punishment should be appropriate for this guy?

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Officials say a Pennsylvania man was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport after screeners noticed a loaded gun in his carry-on bag.

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    The prohibition of where firearms can be carried is illegal.
    No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. Thomas Jefferson (1776)

    If you go into a store, with a gun, and rob it, you have forfeited your right to not get shot - Joe Deters, Hamilton County (Cincinnati) Prosecutor

    I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians. - George Mason (father of the Bill of Rights and The Virginia Declaration of Rights)

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    Carry and concealment are two separate issues. The firearm was concealed and not even carried. If he violated a concealment law, I have no sympathy for him. However, I suspect that the OP's ulterior motive has nothing to do with concealment, carry, or even rights in general. I am sure he is getting at a seeming double standard for some folks who claim they "forgot" having a gun in their carry on.

    Treating folks differently when they break the law, based solely on a sense of privilege for elected representatives, is a violation of due process and equal treatment.

    Nail 'em both, or let 'em both go. Mistakes happen. We ought to be going after criminals with intent.

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    Tarring and feathering for first offense, hanging for second offense. Assuming you are talking about punishing the guy who restrained the liberty of the person bearing a firearm, thus depriving him of his RKBA.

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