But, his dad probably could have legally done the transporting.
“No gun” orders should be given nationwide reciprocity. Add that to the list of sensible gun control measures that should happen immediately, but won’t.
I think we need to start going after parents who get their mentally ill children guns in the first place. This is very poor parenting and places the public at risk. It is very poor judgement. Another case of a poor parenting leads to more deaths.
What use is gun control if we have people at present that ignore existing laws. Giving his son the guns back was dumb.
When he said he had a gun, the officer said: "I don't care. Get down." He was then arrested without any shots being fired. He is due in court at 10:00 local time (14:00 GMT) on Tuesday.
This officer was lucky that the perpetrator did not escalate the situation further and that is all. I bet a lot of our guys in the USA say put the gun down but we have a gun culture in the USA that is different than the rest of the world.
Well, I'm confident that in almost all cases, the police officer says drop the weapon, put down the gun, or whatever.
At least I'm confident that nearly all police reports filed in the pre-video era say they said that.
The only thing with any chance of holding cops accountable is video, but everyone who remembers the King beating in LA to the more current clips of scared crapless people with guns and badges doesn't really believes that either.