Wednesday, September 05, 2012

OK, now that's just dumb.

The headline alone promised a double helping of stupidity when I first saw it.

Man robbed of gun in school parking lot.

Don't these guys know that guns aren't allowed on school property? I think that it's illegal in most states to rob someone, too.

But seriously, this is why I typically don't sell my guns face-to-face, and if I do, it's going to be to someone that I know, or in a secure public place like a gun show.

And whenever I transport my guns I've always got a loaded one handy, just in case.

5 comments:

  1. Yes. The victim in this case committed a felony by trying to sell his gun in a school parking lot. In VA, you have to have your gun in the car.

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  2. Uh, Wow. Play stupid games, win stupid prizes!

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  3. Yep, agree with Keads... sigh...

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  4. Selling his gun, and agreed to meet in an elementary school parking lot?
    The stoopid, it burns!

    Plus, I know that neighborhood. It's a little to close to the projects to be selling a gun to a stranger on the street.

    Crap, now I'm a racist...

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  5. I have never bought a gun in a parking lot, but I did pick one up from a gun show in a parking lot, once. I paid the guy a down payment, then arranged to meet him three days later in the parking lot of a gardening center, where he told me his wife sold potted plants she grew as a side business. He opened the trunk of his suspiciously-official-looking car and when I saw what was in it, I asked him, "Uh...What do you do?"

    He told me, quite cheerfully, "Oh, I'm an FBI agent."

    Me: Plotz.

    He handed me the Beretta Minx .22 Short auto he'd carried in his sock during the Chicago Greylord thing, and told me, cheerfully, "Well, use it safely!"

    True story. I can't make that shit up. I still have it. Size of a pack of cigarettes.

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