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Old 07-09-2019, 07:24 PM
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Originally Posted by zamboniracer View Post
The NPR story I referred to talked about public officials such as city council members wanting to ban gun-wielding citizens from bringing their AK-47s to city council meetings as a show of force to attempt to intimidate people. In that situation, I think banning ammo, and having people have to unload their weapons at the door, get a receipt for their ammo, and pick them up after the meeting would be entirely appropriate. Needing their weapons for self protection would be superfluous as their safety would be in the hands of policemen and guards at the meeting place. I think such a restriction would be entirely reasonable, not burdensome or costly, and would withstand judicial scrutiny. IMHO YMMV,
That's an odd path to take. A city could easily restrict weapon possession in government buildings. This is done in court houses across the nation - no need for the obvious pretense. There may be other nuances depending on the location.