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    Polling Place Posted????

    I went to the polls at 6 this morning and there was a sign posted at the door (Sorry I didn't get a picture of it, but I left the cell phone in the car) that said "Open Display of Firearms Prohibited at Polling Place Except Law Enforcement".

    The thing that made me really raise an eyebrow..........

    My polling place is Swift Creek Elementary School, so it's already a designated "Victim Disarmament Zone". Why would they feel the need to post this sign?

    No one questioned my empty holster or the two spare magazines I was carrying though.

    Did anyone else see a similar sign?
    "Laws that forbid the carrying of arms..disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed one." - Thomas Jefferson quoting Cesare Beccaria, Criminologist in 1764.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThunderRanch View Post
    I went to the polls at 6 this morning and there was a sign posted at the door (Sorry I didn't get a picture of it, but I left the cell phone in the car) that said "Open Display of Firearms Prohibited at Polling Place Except Law Enforcement".

    The thing that made me really raise an eyebrow..........

    My polling place is Swift Creek Elementary School, so it's already a designated "Victim Disarmament Zone". Why would they feel the need to post this sign?

    No one questioned my empty holster or the two spare magazines I was carrying though.

    Did anyone else see a similar sign?
    Because they're idiots.
    That's what the BOE kept bringing up last year when I was pressing them for their policy.
    Cuccinelli's opinion pretty well settled the issue on other polling places though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter nap View Post
    Because they're idiots.
    Can't argue with that!!
    "Laws that forbid the carrying of arms..disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed one." - Thomas Jefferson quoting Cesare Beccaria, Criminologist in 1764.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter nap View Post
    Because they're idiots.
    That's what the BOE kept bringing up last year when I was pressing them for their policy.
    Cuccinelli's opinion pretty well settled the issue on other polling places though.
    the Chesterfield registrar, Larry the Lounge Lizzard. He claims to have had a complaint from a woman that saw a man with a gun and was scared. His solution was to suggest that OC be banned in all polling places. The BOE adopted his idiotic idea rather than explain it was legal.

    So much for intelligent employees in government, especially Chesterfield County.

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    So, I'm confused, is carry restricted by law or policy?

    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S4

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    Quote Originally Posted by JesterP99 View Post
    So, I'm confused, is carry restricted by law or policy?

    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S4
    It's not restricted by either unless in a place like a school that is always off limits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter nap View Post
    It's not restricted by either unless in a place like a school that is always off limits.
    Darn, if I knew that I would have carried.

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    Your a private attorney general .. BAM problem solved.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidmcbeth View Post
    Your a private attorney general .. BAM problem solved.
    What's that supposed to mean David?

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter nap View Post
    What's that supposed to mean David?
    Can't AG's carry w/o a permission slip?

    Look, you can carry anywhere ... its your right.

    Its a right that is being repressed by the government...

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidmcbeth View Post
    Can't AG's carry w/o a permission slip?

    Look, you can carry anywhere ... its your right.

    Its a right that is being repressed by the government...
    No, AG's can't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter nap View Post
    No, AG's can't.
    He's known for goofy commentary, Nap. Don't waste the effort.
    I'll make you an offer: I will argue and fight for all of your rights, if you will do the same for me. That is the only way freedom can work. We have to respect all rights, all the time--and strive to win the rights of the other guy as much as for ourselves.

    If I am equal to another, how can I legitimately govern him without his express individual consent?

    There is no human being on earth I hate so much I would actually vote to inflict government upon him.

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    Lol

    Quote Originally Posted by Citizen View Post
    He's known for goofy commentary, Nap. Don't waste the effort.
    Nap knows. He is just baiting the fool. Has anyone ever seen any other type of post from our good friend David?

    Anyone.....Hello..........

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    Quote Originally Posted by va_tazdad View Post
    Nap knows. He is just baiting the fool. Has anyone ever seen any other type of post from our good friend David?

    Anyone.....Hello..........
    No, I'm too tired to bait him tonight. Actually, I'm sick of his butting in with a quarter fact and presenting it as the gospel.

    We have members from other states that actually contribute to the board. Then some outta staters just cruise through to toss trash out of the window.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter nap View Post
    No, I'm too tired to bait him tonight. Actually, I'm sick of his butting in with a quarter fact and presenting it as the gospel.

    We have members from other states that actually contribute to the board. Then some outta staters just cruise through to toss trash out of the window.
    You may ask the mods to lock states if you want...otherwise you have no reason to complain.

    You clearly support anti viewpoints.

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    From what I have read,

    Quote Originally Posted by peter nap View Post
    No, I'm too tired to bait him tonight. Actually, I'm sick of his butting in with a quarter fact and presenting it as the gospel.

    We have members from other states that actually contribute to the board. Then some outta staters just cruise through to toss trash out of the window.
    99.9999999999% of his posts are garbage. The rest are just luck. Zero intelligent thought behind any of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by va_tazdad View Post
    99.9999999999% of his posts are garbage. The rest are just luck. Zero intelligent thought behind any of them.
    Well, we know who YOU voted for .... another anti

    From the Sarvis web site:


    Gun Rights

    I support gun rights and the Second Amendment.

    Proponents of restricting our freedoms bear a heavy burden of showing the necessity, propriety, and wisdom of their proposed regulations. Yet gun-control measures have repeatedly failed to reduce violent crime or criminals' access to guns. Instead, they simply burden law-abiding gun-owners and prospective gun-owners.

    Gun violence and violent crimes have declined dramatically over the last two decades. If we want to reduce gun violence and violent crime further, the first place to look is at our drug laws. Just as the Prohibition Era was time of organized crime and gun violence, so today has our War on Drugs produced well-financed, well-armed, violent gangs and organized criminal enterprises. Before we even think about burdening our law-abiding gun-owners with ineffective regulations and intrusions, we should reform our drug laws to put an end to this self-inflicted madness.

    I object to gun-control advocates who rhetorically and falsely equate "gun culture" with a "culture of violence." This is extremely misleading.

    I also object to the Republican Party's attempts to get the information of all concealed-carry permit holders in Virginia. Republicans claim to be in favor of freedom, gun rights, and privacy, but this once again shows that the Republican Party's self-interest comes before the rights of the people.

    In contrast, I support Constitutional Carry, which several states already recognize without harm to the safety of their citizens.


    And who did not vote for this guy? As far as gun rights are concerned - he was your man

    should have asked the the GOP candidate to bow out ...
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    Sadly, you have no wisdom

    Quote Originally Posted by davidmcbeth View Post
    Well, we know who YOU voted for .... another anti

    From the Sarvis web site:


    Gun Rights

    I support gun rights and the Second Amendment.

    Proponents of restricting our freedoms bear a heavy burden of showing the necessity, propriety, and wisdom of their proposed regulations. Yet gun-control measures have repeatedly failed to reduce violent crime or criminals' access to guns. Instead, they simply burden law-abiding gun-owners and prospective gun-owners.

    Gun violence and violent crimes have declined dramatically over the last two decades. If we want to reduce gun violence and violent crime further, the first place to look is at our drug laws. Just as the Prohibition Era was time of organized crime and gun violence, so today has our War on Drugs produced well-financed, well-armed, violent gangs and organized criminal enterprises. Before we even think about burdening our law-abiding gun-owners with ineffective regulations and intrusions, we should reform our drug laws to put an end to this self-inflicted madness.

    I object to gun-control advocates who rhetorically and falsely equate "gun culture" with a "culture of violence." This is extremely misleading.

    I also object to the Republican Party's attempts to get the information of all concealed-carry permit holders in Virginia. Republicans claim to be in favor of freedom, gun rights, and privacy, but this once again shows that the Republican Party's self-interest comes before the rights of the people.

    In contrast, I support Constitutional Carry, which several states already recognize without harm to the safety of their citizens.


    And who did not vote for this guy? As far as gun rights are concerned - he was your man

    should have asked the the GOP candidate to bow out ...
    Tis better to keep your mouth shut and have people think you are a fool than to open it and prove it to them as you just did. Congratulations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidmcbeth View Post
    Well, we know who YOU voted for .... another anti

    From the Sarvis web site:


    Gun Rights

    I support gun rights and the Second Amendment.

    Proponents of restricting our freedoms bear a heavy burden of showing the necessity, propriety, and wisdom of their proposed regulations. Yet gun-control measures have repeatedly failed to reduce violent crime or criminals' access to guns. Instead, they simply burden law-abiding gun-owners and prospective gun-owners.

    Gun violence and violent crimes have declined dramatically over the last two decades. If we want to reduce gun violence and violent crime further, the first place to look is at our drug laws. Just as the Prohibition Era was time of organized crime and gun violence, so today has our War on Drugs produced well-financed, well-armed, violent gangs and organized criminal enterprises. Before we even think about burdening our law-abiding gun-owners with ineffective regulations and intrusions, we should reform our drug laws to put an end to this self-inflicted madness.

    I object to gun-control advocates who rhetorically and falsely equate "gun culture" with a "culture of violence." This is extremely misleading.

    I also object to the Republican Party's attempts to get the information of all concealed-carry permit holders in Virginia. Republicans claim to be in favor of freedom, gun rights, and privacy, but this once again shows that the Republican Party's self-interest comes before the rights of the people.

    In contrast, I support Constitutional Carry, which several states already recognize without harm to the safety of their citizens.


    And who did not vote for this guy? As far as gun rights are concerned - he was your man

    should have asked the the GOP candidate to bow out ...
    David,

    I supported Sarvis. He lost.
    Many others here supported the Cooch. He lost.
    This thread is not about the people running, it is about the right to bear arms while participating in the election process. Taunting those that are upset by the election results will not help our community to grow in Virginia.



    More generally: Others are openly pejorative in their comments toward and about you because you often lack a clearly reasoned position, and your advice, if taken by a newbie could be disastrous for the newbie. Dissing you is their way of protecting newbies.
    Last edited by Thundar; 11-06-2013 at 09:52 AM.
    He wore his gun outside his pants for all the honest world to see. Pancho & Lefty

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter nap View Post
    Because they're idiots.
    That pretty much sums it up.
    My polling location wasn't posted and no one seemed to care that I was OC'ing. I toured all the non school polling locations and none were posted in my county.

    I was surprised at how low the turnout appeared to be...no lines and parking lots empty says lots of folks stayed home...
    Last edited by Marco; 11-06-2013 at 10:23 AM.
    If you think like a Statist, act like one, or back some, you've given up on freedom and have gone over to the dark side.
    The easiest ex. but probably the most difficult to grasp for gun owners is that fool permission slip so many of you have, especially if you show it off with pride. You should recognize it as an embarrassment, an infringement, a travesty and an affront to a free person.


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    Quote Originally Posted by peter nap View Post
    It's not restricted by either unless in a place like a school that is always off limits.
    Some over-zealous hoplophobe could try to make a federal case for voter intimidation:

    "I saw his gun while waiting in line to vote. I was terrified and returned to my car. I was too scared to vote."

    Once Holder's DOJ is on the case, anything could happen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USNA69 View Post
    Some over-zealous hoplophobe could try to make a federal case for voter intimidation:

    "I saw his gun while waiting in line to vote. I was terrified and returned to my car. I was too scared to vote."

    Once Holder's DOJ is on the case, anything could happen.
    Unless you are a black panther carrying a pipe then you are ok to stand infront of a polling place and intimidate all you like.

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