Skip to comments.Texas open carry group seeks spotlight on harassment of veterans and gun owners
Posted on 02/14/2014 6:14:54 AM PST by marktwain
Recently we've unearthed some sickening corruption in a nearby town and it's led to unlawful arrests and gun confiscations from two veterans that are also Oath Keepers, a Friday Facebook message from James Franklin, Regional Director for Come and Take It Texas - West Texas Region, began. Over the past week this issue has gotten even more complicated as the police in the town refuse to file police reports about one of their residents making terroristic threats against our group's members.
Franklin was referring to a local resident who opposes lawful open carry of long guns to the point of pledging to inflict harm on people he calls cowards.
Although there have been a few writers to pick up on this, we are entirely a grassroots organization and so we do our own PR, and local media is shy about calling out the local law enforcement, Franklin explained as his reason for contacting Gun Rights Examiner. Readers of this column have seen time and again how selectivity on the part of legitimate news media/Authorized Journalists/real reporters results in sins of omission equally detrimental to a fully informed public as overt agenda journalism sins of commission. (All one needs do to validate that assessment is look at the early and continued history of Operation Fast and Furious gunwalker reporting.)
To that end, Franklin asked this column to help us shine a light on this situation. The best way to do that is to share what theyve written to date, including a report about the arrest of veteran Joey Posey and another about the arrest of veteran Michael Keoughan. Of particular concern should be the conduct of Andrews Police Chief Bud Jones, whom activists
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Don't just get it on record - broadcast it!
After reading about this a week ago I emailed Greg Abbott to get his thoughts on this....the silence has been deafening!!!!