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My right trumps your dead!

Posted by on Jul. 2, 2013 at 5:59 PM
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A family member posted this on facebook. Personally, it made me sick to my stomach. What are your thoughts?



Iraq Vet Slams Legislators Over NY SAFE Act: “My Right Trumps Your Dead! I Earned It In Blood!”

Weiss said that he had attended the previous meeting in regards to the resolution to repeal the massive gun control law known as the NY SAFE Act, signed into law earlier this year by Governor Andrew Cuomo. His attendance at the first meeting was simply to hear what everyone had to say. He remained silent, but not on this day.

“I heard some shocking things from some people and some legislators,” Weiss said of the previous meeting. “They said it took a lot of courage to pass the SAFE Act. Apparently, my definition of courage differs from yours.”

“You see,” Weiss continued, “if it was really so courageous a bill, and it took so much courage to pass it, then why was it done in the middle of the night when no one could see it or read it? That’s not courage. That’s a mafia style sit-down to divvy up what’s good for the bosses.”

“Courage,” he added, “is taking the right and true course of action, not the politically expedient one and anyone who is proud of this law must also be proud of the PATRIOT Act, the TSA (Transportation Security Agency), imprisoning Japanese citizens in World War II, since all these actions were spurred on by emotional fear and rammed through in the name of public safety.”

He then took a direct shot at all the anti-Second Amendment politicians who used the tragedy of Sandy Hook to advance their agendas.

“Another issue is the insistence of certain people to stand on the graves of dead children and challenge those that disagree to say it to the parent’s faces,” he blasted. “Well, I, for one, will pick up that gauntlet.”

“First off, why is ‘dead children’ your battle cry?” Weiss asked passionately. “You didn’t say anything about the hundreds of Chicago children being killed and for some reason you only screamed when it happens to wealthy white ones.”

“And yes, I’ll say to anyone’s face,” Weiss added, “my right is more important than your dead, because I fought for it first hand. I washed the blood of my friends out of my Humvee and I picked up their mangled bodies and I fought day in and day out.”

Weiss was visibly emotional recalling his military service and the deaths of fellow soldiers on the battlefield.

“I did more things than people can imagine,” he said. “So, yeah, my right trumps your dead.”

“I earned it in blood!” Weiss proclaimed. “I gave up a lot for this country, including my youth, and better men than me gave up a whole lot more so that all of you, myself included, could enjoy the rights that are guaranteed to us in our Constitution and Bill of Rights.”

“We didn’t go through all of that to come back home and watch you surrender what we fought for happen based on the demented acts of a couple of mad men,” he chided.

He then closed out his comments by addressing the legislators who were specifically going to vote against the repeal resolution. He said that he understood that they would vote based on “some misguided sense of the public good.” However, he questioned, as a law enforcement officer, their true resolve.

In Weiss’ words, “Since voting to take away someone’s rights is totally different than being asked to enforce it, I want you to consider this. If you support the SAFE Act so whole heartedly, are you willing to stand with law enforcement members who lead from the front to enforcement? What I mean by that is if a constituent of yours feels so alienated by this law and the manner in which it was passed and they refuse to comply with it, are you willing to stack up on their front door and go in first?”

“I bet if a clause was in this bill that required you, the elected leadership, our elected leaders to go in the door first, I bet you would not be so steadfast,” he said in a forceful conclusion.

Those listening erupted in applause as a call came up, “Can we have some quiet in the chambers please so that we may continue on.”

This is what it’s going to take, more people not being silent or just sitting behind the keyboard griping, but going before their legislatures and giving voice to your grievances against them for their tyrannical moves. Aaron Weiss is taking the stand that patriots of the past have taken. Will you?



Read more: http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/07/iraq-vet-aaron-weiss-slams-ny-safe-act-before-legislators-my-right-trumps-your-dead-i-earned-it-in-blood/#ixzz2Xvau7Aft

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tanyainmizzou
by on Jul. 2, 2013 at 6:01 PM
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He has a point
FromAtoZ
by AllieCat on Jul. 2, 2013 at 6:09 PM

Okay.


AtiFreeFalls
by Silver Member on Jul. 2, 2013 at 6:11 PM
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Your right to own assault weapons? Your right to purchase forearms without proper identification or without conditions placed upon your mental health?

These words would ring so very true to me if they were trying to outlaw all guns, but all they're doing is trying to put more safeties in the way between murderers and firearms and do away with weapons no American citizen will ever have need to fire outside of a warzone.

Those rights do not trump dead kids.
MissTacoBell
by on Jul. 2, 2013 at 6:20 PM
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He has a point. This time they're only taking away rights to own assault weapons.

The next tragedy that uses a few 6 chamber hand guns will illicit a ban on those too.

If we do not draw the line here, we will lose the sway to draw it later.
FromAtoZ
by AllieCat on Jul. 2, 2013 at 6:21 PM
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Although I see the point he is trying to make, he choice of words only tell me he needs some help.

LindaClement
by Thatwoman on Jul. 2, 2013 at 6:24 PM

His choice of words suggest to me that he's conflating two unrelated issues.

Quoting FromAtoZ:

Although I see the point he is trying to make, he choice of words only tell me he needs some help.


AlekD
by Gold Member on Jul. 2, 2013 at 6:25 PM
My family member posted it after I posted this:

Gun on a city bus: Is it legal?

Posted: Jun 26, 2013 6:35 PM by Nathan O'Neal Updated: Jun 27, 2013 8:50 AM

TUCSON - Passengers on a Suntran bus received a startling surprise Wednesday morning when a passenger boarded carrying a high-capacity rifle, stirring emotions and questions about the legality of carrying the weapon on a city bus.

Nicholas Draper was just finishing a bike ride when he hopped on that bus near Palo Verde and Ajo.

"I lifted my glasses and look across from me and there's this kid with an assault rifle with a smoky transparent clip that was full of bullets... and he's sitting there with his finger on the trigger and the safety," Draper told News 4 Tucson.

Concerned, Draper got up to tell the bus driver about the armed bus rider.

"He's basically glaring everybody on the bus down like he's suspicious of everyone and it's making me very uncomfortable," Draper said. Draper exited the bus at the next bus stop.

A spokesperson with Suntran said that while they do not have a policy preventing people from bringing legal weapons on board, they highly discourage it.

While it's perfectly legal to carry an AR-15 in public without a permit, Tommy Rompel, the owner of Black Weapons Armory, said acting in an intimidating way could pose a problem.

"I think that would be an issue depending on where his finger is and how he's acting in public," Rompel said.

State law comes into play in terms of how you carry a firearm, but more importantly, how you behave while carrying it. State statute prohibits the reckless handling, display or firing of a deadly weapon.

"Unless he's doing something really inappropriate with it, it's more of bad etiquette is what it boils down to," Rompel said.

As for Draper, he never wants to run into that kind of situation again.

"I'm sure I wasn't the only one scared. I saw a few people glance over... minding their own business," Draper said.

A spokesperson with Suntran told News 4 Tucson that this incident turned out very peacefully. However, they acknowledge that it's very important for the public to act as their eyes and ears - letting the bus driver know if anything suspicious is going on.

http://www.kvoa.com/news/gun-on-a-city-bus-is-it-legal-/
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TruthSeeker.
by Milami on Jul. 2, 2013 at 6:30 PM

 

Quoting MissTacoBell:

He has a point. This time they're only taking away rights to own assault weapons.

The next tragedy that uses a few 6 chamber hand guns will illicit a ban on those too.

If we do not draw the line here, we will lose the sway to draw it later.

 This.  I don't believe for a second it will end with assault rifle bans. I understand not wanting higher round mags available, though I don't agree with it, but I do not and won't agree with an assault rifle ban.

12hellokitty
by Ruby Member on Jul. 2, 2013 at 6:33 PM
“I bet if a clause was in this bill that required you, the elected leadership, our elected leaders to go in the door first, I bet you would not be so steadfast,” This is the same leadership who eagerly passed Obamacare yet are doing everything they can to avoid having to be covered by Obamacare.....
TruthSeeker.
by Milami on Jul. 2, 2013 at 6:34 PM

 I would say glaring at people with your finger on the trigger is intimidation. Only an irresponsible douche would act like that while carrying a weapon. I own AR-15's and that guy would have bothered me. I would have exited the bus also. 

Quoting AlekD:

My family member posted it after I posted this:

Gun on a city bus: Is it legal?

Posted: Jun 26, 2013 6:35 PM by Nathan O'Neal Updated: Jun 27, 2013 8:50 AM

TUCSON - Passengers on a Suntran bus received a startling surprise Wednesday morning when a passenger boarded carrying a high-capacity rifle, stirring emotions and questions about the legality of carrying the weapon on a city bus.

Nicholas Draper was just finishing a bike ride when he hopped on that bus near Palo Verde and Ajo.

"I lifted my glasses and look across from me and there's this kid with an assault rifle with a smoky transparent clip that was full of bullets... and he's sitting there with his finger on the trigger and the safety," Draper told News 4 Tucson.

Concerned, Draper got up to tell the bus driver about the armed bus rider.

"He's basically glaring everybody on the bus down like he's suspicious of everyone and it's making me very uncomfortable," Draper said. Draper exited the bus at the next bus stop.

A spokesperson with Suntran said that while they do not have a policy preventing people from bringing legal weapons on board, they highly discourage it.

While it's perfectly legal to carry an AR-15 in public without a permit, Tommy Rompel, the owner of Black Weapons Armory, said acting in an intimidating way could pose a problem.

"I think that would be an issue depending on where his finger is and how he's acting in public," Rompel said.

State law comes into play in terms of how you carry a firearm, but more importantly, how you behave while carrying it. State statute prohibits the reckless handling, display or firing of a deadly weapon.

"Unless he's doing something really inappropriate with it, it's more of bad etiquette is what it boils down to," Rompel said.

As for Draper, he never wants to run into that kind of situation again.

"I'm sure I wasn't the only one scared. I saw a few people glance over... minding their own business," Draper said.

A spokesperson with Suntran told News 4 Tucson that this incident turned out very peacefully. However, they acknowledge that it's very important for the public to act as their eyes and ears - letting the bus driver know if anything suspicious is going on.

http://www.kvoa.com/news/gun-on-a-city-bus-is-it-legal-/

 

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