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    Near East Side of St. Paul

    Brief walk to a good dinner on the near east side of St. Paul (7th and Arcade) while OC'ing today. A few stares but no problems.
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    Carry at the Scottsdale Mustang library last night

    I was at the Scottsdale Mustang library last night to attend a Republican party meeting and gather signatures for our letter to the Scottsdale mayor urging the removal of the no weapons signs at municipal buildings. Had an interesting experience. I went in to ask for the locker to store my...
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    Yet another another reason it sucks to be in NY

    Hard to do Bitcoin trading when you can't carry a weapon to defend yourself if needed. http://www.cnbc.com/id/102737187 Of course the crooks had a gun.
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    Planning for Scottsdale demonstration re: gun buster signs

    A number of public buildings in Scottsdale have no weapons signs which are clearly wrong per A.R.S. 13-3102.01. This will be an organizational meeting to discuss a demonstration regarding this and illustrating the absurdity of such gun-buster signs in general when not accompanied by metal...
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    More twists in the Walter Scott shooting case

    This is interesting. Appears Walter Scott was fighting with the police officer and used the Tazer on the officer, before running off: http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2015/04/12/game-changer-or-paradigm-shift-walter-scott-shooting-enhanced-video-shows-officer-slager-with-taser-darts/ Also...
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    D.A.R.T / Bloomberg "Covering Gun Violence" workshop

    Does anyone know where this workshop will be held on May 29 and 30 ? Seems like it would be nice to provide some alternate information around the event.
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    Mall of America makes itself a more attractive target

    The Mall or America is a victim disarmament zone, making it much more vulnerable to these type of attacks by gunmen. Malls named in Al-Shabaab terror threat http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/21/us/al-shabaab-calls-for-mall-attacks/index.html What will it take for these malls to learn the foolishness...
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    Video - "Leading firearms civil disobedience in Arizona - Dr Peter Steinmetz"

    Video - "Leading firearms civil disobedience in Arizona - Dr Peter Steinmetz" Here is a link to Adam Kokesh interviewing me about my open carry demonstration at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport as well as some recent interactions with the TSA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGdNu9nV6fs
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    Video of talk "Why Carry an AR-15 to the Airport

    A video of my talk "Why Carry an AR-15 to the Airport?" at the Arizona Breakfast Club on Dec. 6 is now online at https://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Article/168077-2014-12-15-arizona-breakfast-club-december-6-2014-dr-peter-steinmetz.htm . My talk starts at 22:50. There is some background noise...
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    Interest in OC lunch Dec 22-27 ?

    I will be in the metro area Dec 22-27 and would be interested in meeting up with MN OC'ers for lunch or coffee on any of those days (other than the 25th).
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    HuffPo calls for OC

    Calling on black men to open-carry in response to excessive force incidents http://www.huffingtonpost.com/h-a-goodman/three-reasons-why-black-m_b_6245962.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592
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    Signs for Rapid Response

    It was reported that there would be a MDA event in Phoenix today (10-1). Although I only heard about it at the last minute, and didn't have any signs ready, I drove out to the location. There was no one there at noon and no signs of media presence. Nonetheless, in preparation for the...
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    Op-Ed Piece on reasons for open carry of AR-15 at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport

    The Arizona Republic published today my op-ed piece explaining why I carried an AR-15 to the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. http://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/2014/11/22/open-carry-sky-harbor-airport/19344603/ In it I discuss how 3 irrational or mistaken fears are used to jeopardize our...
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    Radio talk on open carry demonstration at Phoenix Sky Harbor July 25

    I will be on the radio talk show "Declare Your Independence" with Ernie Hancock tomorrow, 12 Nov, at 9 AM (MST) to discuss my open carry demonstration at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport on July 25 and its meaning for our civil liberties. Please listen in. http://lrn.fm/listen/online/ Peter...
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    Police seek shooting suspect at Sky Harbor airport

    http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2014/09/18/sky-harbor-shooters-phoenix/15849603/ It will be interesting to see what reason, if any, the suspects had for going to the airport.
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    How to assess danger of open-carriers?

    In response to the comments one often sees on other discussion fora like "I can't tell whether this person carrying a gun is a good guy or a bad guy, so I'm frightened", what do people here think are effective methods to suggest to people they could use to make such assessment ? Serious...
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    How much more dangerous are open carriers with badges?

    Here is a question I was pondering today that I thought would be interesting to get members' thoughts about. From a statistical perspective, for the average law-abiding citizen, how much more dangerous, if at all, are people openly carrying firearms who wear badges than open-carriers that don't...
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    Smooth OC at Stillwater Log Jam

    Visited the Stillwater Log Jam event on Saturday while OC'ing. Went smoothly with no issues and a thumbs up from one of the security people. Other businesses have generally been fine in the last few days, though did receive a concerned question about whether I had a permit from security at a...
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    Lack of self defense

    Here is a sad story http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_289563/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=ddo7Jp38 which makes one aware of the need to be able to defend your family.
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    What to say when people complain they are "uncomfortable" because of your gun?

    What to say when people complain they are "uncomfortable" because of your gun? This is a serious question prompted by an interaction I had today with a store clerk who asked me to leave a store and stated that he was doing so because "he was uncomfortable that I was carrying a gun". I tried...