So what else is new?
I asked about the No Firearms statement on their website:
Seafair is granted an Exclusive Use Permit for the Seafair Summer Fourth Fireworks Celebration in Gas Works Park by the City of Seattle Parks and Recreation Department. This exclusive use permit is within the fenced perimeter of the Park, and authorizes Seafair to mandate rules that maximizes safety at the event. This includes conducting a bag search at the gates and enforcing our No Weapons rule.
Our exclusive use permit creates a private venue format similar to a stadium or concert venue, allowing Seafair to set rules for the safety of the attendees. These rules were generated through collaborative input from Seattle Parks, Seattle Police, Seattle Fire, and Seafair.
Seafair’s top priority is to provide Seattle residents and visitors with great entertainment in a safe environment. We hope you will join us at the Seafair Summer Fourth, however no weapons will be allowed in the Park.
Thank you for your inquiry.
Melissa A. Jurcan, CSEP
Seafair | Celebrating 66 Years
Director of Sales, Marketing & Communications
2200 Sixth Ave., Suite 400 | Seattle, WA 9812
So what else is new?
"The beauty of the Second Amenment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it." Thomas Jefferson
"Evil often triumphs, but never conquers." Joseph Roux
Selling your liberty and maybe your life for the proverbial 20 pieces of silver.
Safe environment ? ? Suure, criminals follow the rules, right?
Gun free zones = fish in a barrel if the SHTF.
You will not rise to the occasion; you will fall back on your level of training.” Archilochus, 650 BC
Old and treacherous will beat young and skilled every time. Yata hey.
Aren't certain types of fireworks considered firearms under state law? There are some really elaborate ones...
Will every inch of the park be fenced off? What will they do to law abiding citizens standing right outside the fenced portions?
The only comment I have is a 'Use Permit' is not a Lease or Rental agreement, I would be curious the text of the permit.
I Am Not A Lawyer, verify all facts presented independently.
It's called the "American Dream" because you have to be asleep to believe it. - George Carlin
I carry a spare tire, in case I have a flat. I carry life insurance, in case I die. I carry a gun, in case I need it.
Here is the link to the Fireworks Show permit I found on the City Website.
There may be another permit but I could not find it.
Last edited by Whitney; 06-30-2015 at 01:54 PM.
The problem with America is stupidity.
I'm not saying there should be capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?
I see nothing stating that they have exclusive use. Did I miss something?
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I would be curious as to how they're going to enforce that, that's not a controlled event, it's an open event where anyone can walk in, do they claim a right to push trespassing charges?
Really Carry on, this is an illegal action on their part.
they love our milk and honey, but they preach about some other way of living, when they're running down my country man they're walkin' on the fightin side of me