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Thread: Vendor caught carrying concealed - freakout happens

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tradd View Post
    So if concealed carry is not prohibited in a store (they have no signs up), someone’s shirt rides up and their pistol shows by accident, you’re reporting them to the store?
    Yes.

    And the reason behind that "yes" answer is simply because I don't know if that person is carrying legally; I don't know whether they are in the store to fire that gun at one or more people, or not.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tradd View Post
    Would you do the same if you happened to see a badge on the belt? Some jurisdictions require officers to carry 24/7 off duty?
    That would depend on where I am, if I actually SEE a badge, etc. etc.

    You can play the "what if" game with all kinds of scenarios, but when it comes right down to it, I will do as my initial post stated.

    You are giving me the impression that you believe I am against people legally carrying concealed weapons. Well, I am not. If people feel the need to carry for personal protection, safety, whatever reason - if they are carrying legally, that is their right. And in this day and age, with the increase in gun violence, I also have the right to do what I feel I must do to keep safe and that means to say something when I see something. My suggestion would be that if someone is carrying a legally concealed weapon and doesn't want to be reported, they should make sure it stays concealed.

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    Jesus Christ.
    Based on my own personal observations, I believe Jesus Christ seems to be staying out of gun control issues.
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    Police investigate calls of "armed individual" quite frequently around here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by happystuff View Post
    And in this day and age, with the increase in gun violence, ....
    What increase?

    The rate seems to be way *down* over time. It's about 1/3 what it was in the 1980s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bae View Post
    What increase?

    The rate seems to be way *down* over time. It's about 1/3 what it was in the 1980s.
    Okay, point made and I'll take your word for it, because I am not going to go looking for statistics.

    So I will re-phrase - "with the increase *I* am seeing in gun violence..."

    Thank you for pointing it out.
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