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Third District(Chicago) Concealed Carry Townhall (Vanity)
self ^ | February 2, 2013 | self

Posted on 02/02/2013 6:05:54 PM PST by infool7

About 9:00PM Friday evening my pal Tim called and let me know that there was to be a town hall meeting in Chicago at IIT for the 3rd district. I was quite interested to learn why Illinois is the last state in the union to provide some sort of legal means to conceal carry a firearm so I gladly accepted the invitation to join him and Tom, another brave pal of mine, on a journey into the city from the far western suburbs along the Fox River. I had grown up in Chicago on the south side and went to Mt. Carmel High School so I am somewhat familiar with Chicago politics. I wanted to hear from the people of the 3rd ward exactly what their opposition to concealed carry was. After attending this meeting it seems to me that most of the opposition was coming from their elected representatives rather than the constituents themselves, who were desperately and overwhelming in favor of a concealed carry law and the means to acquire the training required to become safe and proficient firearm owners.

If you are interested you can view the entire video here

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TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: banglistcc; guncontrol; secondamendment
The most interesting parts are around the 0:25, 0:36, 0:50, 1:37 marks
1 posted on 02/02/2013 6:06:00 PM PST by infool7
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To: infool7

Trust me, Chicago isn’t going to have shall-issue ccw, regardless any court ruling.


2 posted on 02/02/2013 7:23:32 PM PST by umgud
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To: infool7

Go Caravan!


3 posted on 02/02/2013 7:26:01 PM PST by Stosh
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To: umgud

You may be right, a lot can happen in 126 days but one of the things that came up in the meeting, lots of conversations were not picked up on the livestream mics, was that there is to some extent de-facto concealed carry already now, the beat police know who the bad actors are and leave the good guys alone.

One young woman commented that the age restriction alone would make any concealed carry laws ineffective because it’s the 15 year olds that would most need guns for self defense. 15 YEAR OLDS! Good God what these kids must have to face on their way to and from school?


4 posted on 02/02/2013 7:49:53 PM PST by infool7 (The ugly truth is just a big lie.)
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To: Stosh

Our Lady of Carmel...

PRAY FOR US!

I’m an 81 grad.


5 posted on 02/02/2013 7:51:51 PM PST by infool7 (The ugly truth is just a big lie.)
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To: infool7

Someone really dropped the ball on the sound system.


6 posted on 02/02/2013 7:53:45 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
Oops, I am sorry about that I meant to warn everyone to keep your hand on the volume control while watching it. It was run by students and they seemed to be running the live stream and the PA thru the same mics. Gotta give em credit since I could never figure how to do something like that and I was in a band for a few years. I play Bass so that could explain it.
7 posted on 02/02/2013 8:00:50 PM PST by infool7 (The ugly truth is just a big lie.)
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To: infool7

The 15 y/o’s are living in a war zone.


8 posted on 02/02/2013 8:25:46 PM PST by umgud
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To: infool7
15 YEAR OLDS! Good God what these kids must have to face on their way to and from school? This is what Chicongo teenagers face on their way home from school

The kid on the ground.....16 yr old honor student Derrion Albert.

If only Chicongo had a community organizer.....

9 posted on 02/02/2013 9:01:57 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: infool7

I hope you’re not Dr. Weinberg. Wow, what a sanctimonious jerk.

I wonder if there is any basis for a tea party alliance with elements of the urban black community who have had enough. There seemed to be several people at the meeting who are coming to recognize the governmental manipulation that is going on in front of them, and they seemed to reject the elected people’s efforts to change the subject over and over.

Thanks for posting.


10 posted on 02/02/2013 9:02:57 PM PST by Piranha (If you seek perfection you will end up with Democrats.)
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To: infool7

Thanks for posting. This is a good view of what The People feel about a right to protect themselves from everyday street violence, another facet to the debate on gun control.

Was interesting to hear Congressman Bobby Rush, a Black Panther, speak about “wisdom” and “moral law”... then trash “The Same Folk” on the same side of many in attendance saying “tomorrow” these “Same Folk” will be the ones wanting to take people away from their gubmint entitlements.

A true Democrat... read his story. Seriously.


11 posted on 02/02/2013 9:06:23 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: infool7

This is what a vanity is supposed to be. Thank you.


12 posted on 02/03/2013 4:59:55 AM PST by Yo-Yo
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To: Piranha

No, thankfully I’m not but I was sitting almost right behind him, that was my pal Tim. I’m the guy in the red shirt sitting shirt next to Todd. The good Dr. seemed to make some reasonable comments early on but later on either too much reality or maybe his medication wore off and he just lost it.

There are no easy answers but this was a real eye opener for me. It’s easy to go to Springfield and hang out with 10-20k people who think pretty much the same way that I do but this was quite different. There were probably more people killed in this small area than on most battlefields last month and it’s just whitewashed over in the national press. Iam still trying to get my mind around how this could be happening in my own back yard.


13 posted on 02/03/2013 6:27:58 AM PST by infool7 (The ugly truth is just a big lie.)
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To: umgud
Trust me, Chicago isn’t going to have shall-issue ccw, regardless any court ruling.

When an economic collapse happens, Chicago is going from gangland war zone to a Beirut war zone.

14 posted on 02/03/2013 10:00:13 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (Sometimes it takes calamity to lead to serenity - FReeper RacerX1128)
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To: infool7
Hey Thanks For Posting this

The de facto 'Constitutional Carry' rights we will have, finally, are something I couldn't find out about if - more likely when - our STOO-PID legislature fails to act per the Court's ruling in the 180 day window.

I've searched and searched every legal website I know of and found zero on what will happen. So this is post has great news for us. Maybe you could post your FR link to this on the FR IL Board. Lots of FReepers are awaiting some kind of new info too. They'd sure love to see this

We know what little Lisa is up to along with her daddy's puppets in Chi Dem Rat Machine: Stop At Nothing in order to deny all of IL our rights (but screw them, I'm ready now).

15 posted on 02/03/2013 1:16:25 PM PST by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: infool7

Illinois CCW ping


16 posted on 02/03/2013 10:20:24 PM PST by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Rodamala
Bobby Rush is a communist...the only thing you will hear out of his mouth and that of Danny Davis, another communist, is the leftist party line (I don't know about the rest who appeared at this meeting.) Another thing we must remember is the old Democrat Party is dead. Because obozo’s policies are socialist...socialists want to control people and commerce, but NOT own commerce, the old Democrat Party must now be known as the Socialist-Democrat Party. We have to take back control of the language from the socialists and call them what they are.
17 posted on 02/03/2013 11:42:05 PM PST by itssme
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To: Rodamala
Bobby Rush is a communist...the only thing you will hear out of his mouth and that of Danny Davis, another communist, is the leftist party line (I don't know about the rest who appeared at this meeting.) Another thing we must remember is the old Democrat Party is dead. Because obozo’s policies are socialist...socialists want to control people and commerce, but NOT own commerce, the old Democrat Party must now be known as the Socialist-Democrat Party. We have to take back control of the language from the socialists and call them what they are.
18 posted on 02/03/2013 11:42:24 PM PST by itssme
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To: infool7
If you want to know what is really happening in Chicago, read the Chicago Police blog, www.secondcitycop.blogspot.com for a daily play by play on what they have to deal with. Socialist oboma has given his “people” the green light to rob and thug and kill. These thugs are brazen and unafraid of the cops, because they know they are protected by obozo and the likes of Holder.The thugs know they won't be given meaningful sentences if caught, (the courts comply with Rahm Emanuel's direction that it is hands off the “people” who have given oboma their votes for whatever freebies they can get.) The Police Supt. McCarthy, a Rahm Emanuel hack, mouths the socialist oboma party line and ties the hands of the cops, thus preventing them from doing their job. Further, the thugs know they can sue a cop if the thug feels his “rights” were violated, and they do sue, and the cops hands are once again tied from doing their jobs, because they want to KEEP their jobs.

Read the blog daily and the comments after each post. You'll get the answers you want. Also, listen to the Chicago Police Calls online. You can google for the link...sorry, I don't have it on hand. The calls are a real eye opener.

19 posted on 02/04/2013 12:03:15 AM PST by itssme
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To: itssme
I would like to say thanks for the link to http://secondcitycop.blogspot.com/ it's a little less edgy than the one I have been checking occasonally http://truenewsusa.blogspot.com/ but the runaway evil is just beyond all comprehension.

The dead are the lucky ones in this war. Have Mercy come quickly Jesus!

20 posted on 02/04/2013 5:59:02 PM PST by infool7 (The ugly truth is just a big lie.)
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Both blogs are different from one another and I tap into TruNews also. Couple that with listening to Chicago Police Calls at night online, and I am set. Second City Cop also has a list of other Chicago blogs on the right side of the page. SSC tells it like it is...and I can tell you the traffic on this blog has been impressive...people want the truth and the socialist media won't give it to them, but SCC will. The old Democratic Party is dead. The new name for its successor is the Socialist-Democratic Party. The socialists must be called what they are.
21 posted on 02/04/2013 11:36:20 PM PST by itssme
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