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Offline ken243

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Open carry voting
« on: November 06, 2012, 08:15:59 AM »
Who OC'ed while voting today. I did!
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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2012, 11:46:06 AM »
I did too  :D
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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2012, 04:33:40 PM »
Love the shirt!

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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2012, 04:41:03 PM »
I did! 

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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2012, 06:08:32 PM »
Love the shirt!

Thanks. Got a few looks at the polls this morning. I think half were for the shirt and half for the pistol.   ;)
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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2012, 06:09:30 PM »
I did in a school.

Uneventful.
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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2012, 07:15:11 PM »
I did in a school.

Uneventful.

It's ok. That happens when your get older Pat.

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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2012, 08:02:06 PM »
OC'ed to town hall this morning and voted, no lines got right in. And not a word said about my pistol, nice to exercise two rights at the same time ;D

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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2012, 08:25:34 PM »
Semi OC, nice line and I know one lady noticed, but that was it.

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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #9 on: November 07, 2012, 08:08:57 AM »
No choice but to OC as my polling place is a church. There were a lot more people there this time, but once again, no issues.

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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2012, 10:00:18 AM »
OC as usual. Didn't get anyone saying anything, but did have one or two election volunteers who were noticeably more polite to me than most of the other people. They were sitting down and I was standing up, so it was pretty obvious what they were looking at, but they didn't say anything one way or the other.
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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #11 on: November 07, 2012, 12:34:51 PM »
OC as usual. Didn't get anyone saying anything, but did have one or two election volunteers who were noticeably more polite to me than most of the other people. They were sitting down and I was standing up, so it was pretty obvious what they were looking at, but they didn't say anything one way or the other.

That's exactly how it was for me. Not even so much as a change in facial expression from them.

I got the feeling that there had been some training/discussion beforehand.
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« Reply #12 on: November 07, 2012, 09:06:05 PM »
Having heard of long wait times, I decided that I likely wouldn't have enough time to stow a gun and sit through lines a second time, so I pocket carried under a denim jacket. Needless to say, there were no looks, comments, or panicked screaming.

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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #13 on: November 07, 2012, 09:30:16 PM »
I got the feeling that there had been some training/discussion beforehand.

In Indiana the SOS was supposed to have told all the polling stations that firearms carry was legal.  It's been in the papers.  Counties are currently being sued as a result of actions in the spring.  So what happens?  At least one report of another voter turned away yesterday because "you can't have that gun in here.  That is voter intimidation!"

Some people will never get it.

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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #14 on: November 07, 2012, 11:01:27 PM »
In Indiana the SOS was supposed to have told all the polling stations that firearms carry was legal.  It's been in the papers.  Counties are currently being sued as a result of actions in the spring.  So what happens?  At least one report of another voter turned away yesterday because "you can't have that gun in here.  That is voter intimidation!"

Some people will never get it.

Any details on this Civil Rights violation?

And yes...

Some people just never will get it! But hopefully they're about to GET IT!!!
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Open carry voting
« Reply #15 on: November 07, 2012, 11:04:24 PM »
Question: is it bad for a black panther guy to stand outside with a nightstick?

If not, why not? How is it different?

Just food for thought.
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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2012, 11:29:50 PM »
Any details on this Civil Rights violation?

It happened in Muncie, IN and he has contacted Guy Relford, a firearms/civil rights attorney (the same one that is suing St. Joe for similar voter violations this spring and an OCer who was ejected from a public zoo in Evansville, IN).  I don't think it has been picked up by a newspaper yet.

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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #17 on: November 07, 2012, 11:38:16 PM »
How is it different?

Do you really want me to answer that?

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Re: Open carry voting
« Reply #18 on: November 08, 2012, 01:08:30 AM »
Do you really want me to answer that?
Oooo, Oooo, Oooo Let me . Let me. Please.

On second thought, maybe I shouldn't. I think that one would get me banned for sure. ;)
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Open carry voting
« Reply #19 on: November 08, 2012, 01:25:48 AM »
Ok. We're told threats were uttered.

That aside, is there anything wrong with a man who happens to be black standing around with a night stick (say, Attached to his side versus IHOC)
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