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    I thought the post office was a "Gun Free Zone"

    HENNING, Tenn. -- Investigators were examining several motives for the fatal shooting of two workers at a rural Tennessee post office and were looking for two gunmen.
    http://tinyurl.com/327trsp

    If bad guys can carry in a post office, why can't I carry to defend myself?

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    Maybe soon with that court case over in Colorado.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skiingislife725 View Post
    Maybe soon with that court case over in Colorado.
    I sure hope so. I'm getting tired of parking across the street and disarming before I pick up my mail.

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    I love the sarcasm in your title here. Classic
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    Your logic is faulty. Obviously the problem is not enough regulation. Obviously the solution is to mandate a gun free zone within 1000 feet of a post office.

    Just like around schools.

    Y'know, since no one ever get shot at a school.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Metalhead47 View Post
    Your logic is faulty. Obviously the problem is not enough regulation. Obviously the solution is to mandate a gun free zone within 1000 feet of a post office.

    Just like around schools.

    Y'know, since no one ever get shot at a school.



    It's a good thing malls ban guns so that we are all safe while shopping with hundreds of other shoppers we dont know. It has prevented any shootings happening there... Oh, wait, maybe not.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tacoma_Mall_shooting

    This is the exact reason to carry concealed on private property where guns are posted to be banned.
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    Quote Originally Posted by amzbrady View Post
    It's a good thing malls ban guns so that we are all safe while shopping with hundreds of other shoppers we dont know. It has prevented any shootings happening there... Oh, wait, maybe not.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tacoma_Mall_shooting

    This is the exact reason to carry concealed on private property where guns are posted to be banned.

    Durn right. I'd never go into a mall unarmed. Some lunatic in there might have a gun!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Metalhead47 View Post
    Durn right. I'd never go into a mall unarmed. Some lunatic in there might have a gun!
    I guess thats where the training comes in, 2 legal citizens armed and were unable to stop the threat. If your gonna carry, be sure your ready, willing and able to use that firearm. I would hope people dont carry for show.
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    Quote Originally Posted by amzbrady View Post
    I guess thats where the training comes in, 2 legal citizens armed and were unable to stop the threat. If your gonna carry, be sure your ready, willing and able to use that firearm. I would hope people dont carry for show.
    Training or willingness to shoot? My understanding is that he drew his pistol but felt that he didn't have a clear shot and didn't want to risk hitting a bystander so re-holstered and attempted to talk the shooter down. If I remember correctly he was a former Marine so ability to shoot may not have been an issue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amzbrady View Post
    I guess thats where the training comes in, 2 legal citizens armed and were unable to stop the threat. If your gonna carry, be sure your ready, willing and able to use that firearm. I would hope people dont carry for show.
    "Training is nothing. The will to act is everything."


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    Seems to me that this is more proof that "Gun Free Zones" do not exist. Why not just name them "Unarmed Victim Zones" since that is why they create.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jayd1981 View Post
    Seems to me that this is more proof that "Gun Free Zones" do not exist. Why not just name them "Unarmed Victim Zones" since that is why they create.
    It's all about the feelings. If you put it that way, no one would want to go there. Gotta make it SOUND good. Personally, I think these places would get more business if they advertised "free gun zone".
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    They should just start posting signs that say "Legal Firearms Prohibited" Attachment 4291
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    There really needs to be a U.S. Preemption on firearms. This is getting really frustrating. Especially those states that say "It's not illegal here in ________, but we let the cities decide if you can be armed in city limits or not."

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    Quote Originally Posted by amzbrady View Post
    They should just start posting signs that say "Legal Firearms Prohibited" Attachment 4291
    I think something like this would be more appropriate:


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    Attachment 4299
    Quote Originally Posted by devildoc5 View Post
    I think something like this would be more appropriate:


    What I would really like to see is...

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