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Anyone here packin' while on a ride?

Old 06-24-12, 06:15 AM
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To amswer the OP , yes I carry a Ruger LCP that I purchased specifically for cycling and toss in a pocket for a quick trip to
the store etc,. Gun , holster and 7 rnds. weigh approx. 13.6 ozs. . Being a lefty I "pack" it in my left jersey pocket , I also give a light
oiling about once a week . My everyday gun is a Glock 23 which thank almighty GOD I had one night when some scumbag pointed his
weapon at me . His trial for attempted murder is to be July 18 and I cannot wait to see his punk ass !!!

Now that I've the rest of the replies I find no surprise matching their comments and their locations , good luck hiding behind a bicycle

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Old 06-24-12, 06:35 AM
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Originally Posted by hhnngg1 View Post
I still can't believe citizens actually think like this. It explains a lot of what is wrong in our country, honestly.

There is (probably) a reasonable role for guns in our society. Like living in ALaska where the threat of bears is very real on outdoor hikes, similar ranger patrols, and police work.

But I find the notion that in our modern day society, that you need to be able to wield a firearm to feel safe, is just encouraging horrible misuse of it. Yes there's a statement in the Constitution that we have the right to bear arms, but it can be very convincingly argued that that clause was written in a very different time, with very different encroachments on freedom and other things.

I find especially appalling the number of people clamoring for the right to bear automatic weapons as civilians. There is absolutely zero reason for a civilian to carry an automatic weapon. None.

With regards to the OP, what would you do? SHow off your gun so you can reverse-intimidate the driver? SHOOT at him if he doesn't back down?
Your last statement is just stupid. Obviously you have no idea what entails responsible CC.

Seems kinda funny how all the 9 articles in the bill of rights are spot on, yet somehow the framers screwed up on the second one........but then again, many today view the constitution as a formality that just gets in the way of how they'd like things to be done..........
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Old 06-24-12, 06:36 AM
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There are plenty of websites where one can talk about firearms, concealed carry, self-defense and etc. You can even do it at BF but in the Politics forum.

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