Skip to comments.North Carolina declared 'gun free zone' in anticipation of Hurricane Earl
Posted on 09/02/2010 2:45:10 PM PDT by La Lydia
"State of emergency declared in North Carolina," the WECT News 6 headline informs us. "Governor Bev Perdue has declared a State of Emergency for North Carolina in anticipation of Hurricane Earl's arrival." From blogger John Jacob H:
"Upon Governor Beverly Perdues declaration of a State Of Emergency on September 1, 2010 Dove Hunters, Concealed Carry Handgun Licensees, Target Shooters and all other gunowners cannot possess, transport or use firearms off their personal property as per N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.7"
Here's what the statute says...
But time's up for North Carolina gun owners. They can either obey the law, and go defenseless if they have to leave their homes, or just say the hell with stupid, evil anti-defense edicts and take their chances they won't be caught and punished--providing they survive their encounter with the "authorities".
Government, of course, as usual, has things exactly Bizarro-World backwards. It's when the security of a free state is imperiled that the right of the people to keep and bear arms is most necessary.
What an outrageous choice to force a supposedly free human being to make. Especially when we've seen what can happen when unarmed people are caught trying to get to safety by the "only ones" who can "legally" bear arms in an emergency.
As I asked when commenting on that atrocity:
"If you were trying to get to safety with your loved ones and had to make your way through a no man's land populated by looting predators and worse, would you go defenseless?"
Well, would you? Even if you lived in North Carolina?...
Wasn’t this declared unconstitutional after Katrina?
Good luck enforcing that, there.
If a state can arbitrarily suspend the 2nd Ammendment, then I propose that my state suspend the 16th Ammendment so I don’t have to pay those pesky taxes anymore.
We either have a Constitution, and we are all protected by this document; or we do not. If the State Gov’t THINKS they can bypass my Constitutional rights in this manner; then by the same authority I demand that I no longer pay Income Tax.
WTF!? How can people in NC be dumb enough to vote for garbage like this? I recall post-Andrew in S. Miami that owning a gun was a really good thing if you were a citizen.
It’s our duty as Americans to disobey unconstitutional edicts such as this just as soldiers must disobey illegal orders.
Here’s hoping that this beotch is facing election in about 2 months.
Nobody listens to Gov Bev Perdue, even Bev herself. She can’t remember what lie she told 10 minutes ago. A total ditz.
That was confiscation. Congress has since enacted legislation prohibiting it.
This is simply taking them outside your home. But, there's already a court challenge filed (before this occurrence), brought to you by the same folks that overturned the handgun ordinance in Chicago.
That’s what I thought.
So what the governor is saying is that those without permits, i.e gang members, shall be allowed to keep their guns where ever and when ever, but, those with permits and law abiding citizens are not allowed to have them outside their homes ... K ... got it ....
What? You didn't get the email? We the People don't have a Constitution anymore.
My vote's with saying the hell with stupid, evil anti-defense edicts.
So the honest law-abiding citizen now has no right to legitimate self-defense? That’s how they do it?
Ya know what they’re doing? They’re telling the “oppressed” class to go out and take what is “rightfully” theirs. Just more redistribution of wealth, democrat style.
Addendum to our hurricane conversations..
Isn’t this one of those times when people really need their guns? I don’t get it.
A gun’s purpose is to protect its owner and his or her family. It is not tied to a house. That implies that a person is only entitled to defend themselves in a certain location. The home, while providing some marginal moral underpinning to self defense, is not the critical component to a meaningful self-defense doctrine.
The unintended consequence of NC’s stupid rule is that more families may stay home in harm’s way rather than risk running into opportunistic criminals during their evacuation.
Gov Bev Perdue was washed in with Obama, and we are pretty sure she will be washed out with him!
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