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Old 12 January 2013, 05:19 AM
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Tsk, Tsk Gun permit suspended after YouTube video

Tennessee has suspended the handgun carry permit of a firearms trainer who said he'd "be glad to fire the first shot" in a civil war over gun control.

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Old 12 January 2013, 06:05 AM
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Oh the irony!
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Old 12 January 2013, 04:54 PM
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Er, so does he still have his guns? How come he didn't shoot anybody with them if they were taken away?
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Old 12 January 2013, 05:01 PM
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Er, so does he still have his guns? How come he didn't shoot anybody with them if they were taken away?
A handgun carry permit does not control whether you can own guns, but rather whether you can carry specifically handguns in public places. I don;t know the details, but it is almost certainly what is more commonly known as a 'concealed carry' permit. He can continue to own guns, and can almost certainly even carry handguns in public places IF they are in some way nonusable (i.e. the requirement may be to be unloaded, or with a trigger lock, or with a necessary part removed so that re-assembly would be required before use).
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Old 12 January 2013, 10:23 PM
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Er, so does he still have his guns? How come he didn't shoot anybody with them if they were taken away?
He still owns his firearms. What was revoked was his CCW. I am sure about TN law but he may be able to carry it openly still. Some states allow open carry of firearms as long as you don't try to conceal them.

Personally I think someone over stepped their bounds by revoking his permit.
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Old 14 January 2013, 07:38 AM
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Personally I think someone over stepped their bounds by revoking his permit.
Agreed. He was denied his right to carry a weapon based on his opinions. In a democracy, no one should be penalized for holding opinions, even unpopular ones.
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