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Son of a Gun: More Celebrities Than Ever Are Carrying Firearms (New York)
People ^ | 9-27-10 | Tim Nudd

Posted on 09/30/2010 8:38:25 AM PDT by dynachrome

They might not be dangerous, but they're armed.

Seeking an added layer of protection, more high-profile celebrities are seeking permits to carry guns in New York City, according to New York's Daily News.

Among the big names licensed to pack heat: Marc Anthony, Robert De Niro, Donald Trump, and his son, Donald Jr., Mets third baseman David Wright, and Martha Stewart's daughter, radio host Alexis Stewart.

Anthony, 42, has a special permit that allows him to carry a loaded weapon in the city, and has a similar permit for Nassau County, where he and Jennifer Lopez have a $2 million home in Brookville.

(Excerpt) Read more at people.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: animalfarm; banglist; banglsit; ccw; newyork
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Some animals are more equal than others.
1 posted on 09/30/2010 8:38:30 AM PDT by dynachrome
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To: dynachrome

DeNiro?

Packin’ ‘Heat’.

It’s not just a role, it’s a way of life.


2 posted on 09/30/2010 8:40:43 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: dynachrome
And if they don't carry their bodyguards do!
3 posted on 09/30/2010 8:41:00 AM PDT by Dem Guard (Obama's 57 States = The Organization of The Islamic Conference (OIC).)
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To: dynachrome

Am I wrong to assume that the average New Yorker cannot do this?

Hopefully (the NRA maybe) will this be challenged now that it’s brought to light. Not because they can ‘carry’, but because I cannot.


4 posted on 09/30/2010 8:43:19 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone
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To: dynachrome
Marc Anthony

Never heard of him.

5 posted on 09/30/2010 8:45:09 AM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: dynachrome

Since when is Marc Anthony’s life worth more than the average szchlub? If this isn’t a 14th amendment issue
I don’t know what is.


6 posted on 09/30/2010 8:45:29 AM PDT by rahbert
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To: dynachrome

Don Imus has been carrying a gun in New York City for years. In fact, I remember reading somewhere that he met his wife for the first time when he saw her getting mugged in the city and used his gun to chase the mutant away.


7 posted on 09/30/2010 8:48:31 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("Let the Eastern bastards freeze in the dark.")
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To: MichaelCorleone

As long as some punk cop, or government thug can carry a firearm and I can not, the existance of equal protection under the US constitution is simply not there.


8 posted on 09/30/2010 8:49:26 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: dynachrome

That’s OK...after all, they’re IMPORTANT! But “little people” had better not apply for CC permits in Bloomberg’s paradise!!


9 posted on 09/30/2010 8:50:53 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: dynachrome

Being defenseless is for the “little people”.


10 posted on 09/30/2010 8:52:03 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both.)
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To: Rodamala

The article is written in a way that the reader is pushed from the question ; “Wait a sec... Why are there elites who can do more than anyone else ?”


11 posted on 09/30/2010 8:52:52 AM PDT by Celerity
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To: theDentist
Looks a lot like this guy.


12 posted on 09/30/2010 9:03:00 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (lame and ill-informed post)
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To: dynachrome

How come they can get a permit in places where “normal” people like us cannot? Are their lives more important than ours? Makes you wonder.


13 posted on 09/30/2010 9:11:45 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (You are just jealous because the voices aren't talking to YOU!)
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To: dynachrome

Again, some people are more equal than others.


14 posted on 09/30/2010 9:22:31 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona.....)
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To: ThePatriotsFlag

>>”Are their lives more important than ours?”<<

No, that’s not it. They just have more money and clout than you or I.

Outside of NYC is different. Both Mrs. panax and I can carry concealed in every county in the state, except New York City.


15 posted on 09/30/2010 9:36:35 AM PDT by panaxanax (IMPEACH THE MUSLIM MARXIST....NOW!!!)
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To: dynachrome

This won’t make Rosie O’Donnell very happy.

But then again, when is she ever?


16 posted on 09/30/2010 9:39:02 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Obama, Pelosi and Reid - the Trio of Twits)
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To: panaxanax

Are you sure about Long Island?

I’m a resident of Suffolk County, and I can’t just go and get a carry permit. Well...I COULD get one, if I get a “target shooting” permit, which would allow me to carry on my way to and from a pistol range. And ONLY to and from the range. I can get a household one, or a business one, but as far as I know, I am unable to get a regular old CARRY permit, for personal protection.

Unless something has changed in the last few years, I’m not sure you WOULD be able to carry here on the Island. Then again, perhaps you are grandfathered in? Suffolk county USED to issue them, but things changed a while back.

Regards,

PS: If I’m wrong on this, I do hope someone will tell me. I’d love to be able to get a permit, if it’s possible.


17 posted on 09/30/2010 9:48:06 AM PDT by VermiciousKnid (Sic narro nos totus!)
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To: dynachrome
Nothing new about this. Even DC will accommodate the rich and famous. Take a look at what jumped off the screen during the late Senator Kennedy’s funeral extravaganza in Washington. How many of us would have been allowed to walk around unquestioned by the cops with a bulge like this on our hip?

Packin3

Packin1
18 posted on 09/30/2010 9:56:09 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (Will work for ammo)
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To: MichaelCorleone
***Am I wrong to assume that the average New Yorker cannot do this?***

Cant they all carry? They used to!


19 posted on 09/30/2010 9:58:02 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar ( AKA Rodrigo de Bivar)
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To: dynachrome

bump


20 posted on 09/30/2010 10:21:45 AM PDT by VOA
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