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A man arrested in Colorado City for legally open carrying his pistol has won $23K in a lawsuit against the city.

Pushback: A man arrested in Colorado City for legally open carrying his pistol has won $23K in a lawsuit against the city.

We need more people suing for these kinds of illegal actions by the police.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

 
Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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2 comments

  • However, the article closes with this quote: “If James would have resisted to the point of pulling his weapon on a police officer, there may have been a fatal mistake.”

    Well, DUH. Which is why James didn’t do anything remotely close to that.

  • Edward

    Oh, the irony. James Sorensen gave up his First Amendment right to speak about the incident in order to uphold his Second Amendment right to open carry.

    More irony: the incident happened right after a gun-free zone had been shot up, killing and injuring dozens. It is the gun-free zones that are the most vulnerable. Schools, malls, theaters, military bases get shot up on a regular basis, these days, but how often is it that a police station is the scene of a shooting? We keep adding more gun-free zones, and more and more often they are scenes of shootings. That park was safer than the theater was *because* he let everyone know that he carried.

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