Posts tagged ‘guns’

June 23, 2018

Vote NO on I-1639

by lewwaters

Don’t allow the deceptive practices of paid signature gatherers fool you, I-1639 is only about further infringing on your right to self defense.

read more »

November 30, 2015

Thoughts on Shooting Crimes: Updated

by lewwaters

Watching the last couple days as news of the Colorado Springs shooting comes out, it occurred to me that whenever a shooting happens and the shooter yells “Allahu Akbar” while shooting, we are quickly told to not jump to conclusions or that not all Muslims to blame.

Yet, if it is a White person shooting, we instantly hear it must be a Right wing extremist of some sort and a Republican, long before the shooters name is even known and that all conservatives are itching to do the same, so the public must be disarmed and the NRA abolished.

If the shooter is a Black person in Chicago shooting other Black people, we hear nothing at all!

read more »

June 22, 2012

Emergency Ordinance Backfires on Gun Rights!

by lewwaters

Written by Lynda Wilson and Licentia Diligo, reposted by request of Reality Clark County

The Second Amendment says “the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed”.   The Washington State Constitution says it even stronger, “The right of the individual citizen to bear arms in defense of himself, or the state, shall not be impaired.” However, two of our current County Commissioners think otherwise (Stuart and Boldt).  An Ordinance that was unanimously passed in October 2005 by the three Commissioners at the time, Marc Boldt, Steve Stuart and Betty Sue Morris, determined that during a declared emergency, if they thought you “intend” to cause bodily harm you can’t even possess, let alone carry a gun (or anything else that could be construed as a weapon).   Mind you, possess means ‘own’ therefore not even able to keep in your own home or anywhere else.  This  Ordinance 2005-10-03, Section 2.48A.090 (i) references this.

“An order prohibiting the carrying or possession of firearms or any instrument which is capable of producing bodily harm and which is carried or possessed with intent to use the same to cause such harm; provided that any such order shall not apply to peace officers or military personnel engaged in the performance of their official duties”.

read more »