Ginormous Jerk Alert: Video Of Guy With Gun At Airport

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    Earlier I posted about the guy who showed up at Atlanta Airport with a fully loaded rifle to drop off his daughter, simply because he could. Clearly he was trying to cause a scene, given that he was photographing and videotaping his "excursion," and even submitted it to a local news station. As he explained it, “if you don’t exercise your rights, the government doesn’t have any hesitation taking them away.” While I respect that approach in general, I'd argue: -- Exercising your rights in such an extreme way is more likely to get them taken away -- I'd counter "if you don't exercise your rights then they'll be taken away" with "what would happen if everyone did what this guy did?" -- would you feel safe if everyone in the public area of an airport had a fully loaded rifle? I certainly wouldn't... The post Ginormous Jerk Alert: Video Of Guy With Gun At Airport appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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