Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

To: fruser1

The only red flag here is that the law is focused on the gun not the person.


Actually, if it is focusing on taking the gun from a particular person, that makes it personal.

i.e. it IS focused on the person.

But for it to work, it needs tons of safeguards to prevent it being used as a form of “swatting”. And it can’t be enforced, “long term” without more than just a judge thinking a guy might, possibly, maybe do something bad. There needs to be some sort of definable threshold.

One good one would be two or more witnesses testifying that you have made actionable threats, on or off line.

It falls into the concept of “an armed society is a polite society”, by adding the corrolary, “if you own a gun, and you threaten someone on or off line, expect that gun to be taken away from you for a time.”


34 posted on 08/13/2019 11:52:53 AM PDT by cuban leaf (We're living in Dr. Zhivago but without the love triangle)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 18 | View Replies ]


To: cuban leaf

If it were focused on the person it would’ve been the person being taken away, not the gun.

So they are so dangerous you want their gun. Once that’s gone they are safe now?

It was only the gun making them dangerous?


37 posted on 08/13/2019 11:55:19 AM PDT by fruser1
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 34 | View Replies ]

To: cuban leaf

Ps

When someone threatens someone they way you describe they can be arrested. They don’t disarm them and leave.


48 posted on 08/13/2019 12:00:01 PM PDT by fruser1
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 34 | View Replies ]

To: cuban leaf

“One good one would be two or more witnesses testifying that you have made actionable threats, on or off line.”

Define ‘actionable’.

Either a crime has been committed or it hasn’t. Anything else is ‘pre-crime’.


49 posted on 08/13/2019 12:00:14 PM PDT by CodeToad ( Hating on Trump is hating on me and Americans!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 34 | View Replies ]

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article


FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson