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LinuxUser Donating Member (93 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-23-04 06:43 PM
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32. I already wrote her one letter today...
Edited on Tue Nov-23-04 06:47 PM by LinuxUser
But I seem to remember that she gave up her permit at some point, with some publicity. She did have one, but according to the various unreliable info I have seen on various gun forums, she doesn't have one anymore.

However, while we're talking about Feinstein and urban legends, there is a follow-up urban legend that says she got rid of the concealed carry permit but used her influence to be made into some kind of Federal marshal, which allows her to carry in any state, own and carry in DC (handguns are banned for mere mortals in DC) and carry on airplanes. I could write her a letter asking about that, but she's as likely to present me with a gold-plated Uzi as she is to respond to that.

Here are some of those threads that mentions it, but none provide evidence that Feinstein has actually done this:

http://www.thefiringline.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&p...
http://www.packing.org/talk/thread.jsp/32739 /
http://www.packing.org/news/article.jsp/1458

And here's a post on the DoJ website that specifically addresses the practice of giving Congressmen this special marshal status, which allows them to pack everywhere, including in DC and on planes:

http://www.usdoj.gov/olc/depmar.htm

This article states that such special status is confered to a wide range of people, but the writer is saying that the practice should be stopped because it's moronic to make members of Congress into law enforcement officers (I'm paraphrasing here). The fact that this letter was written implies that maybe it was a fairly common thing to do, or it was being done excessively and getting excessive attention. Who knows. No mention of any specific individuals, but this information (on the DoJ site!), together with the fact that Feinstein did have a SF permit and she is a powerful and influential senator, means that there could be some truth to this.

But we'll never know. If there's one thing the DoJ likes, it's privacy... for itself. I think most state CCW permit records are public (you'll find mine in Florida!) but I'm sure that the DoJ rolls of Federal marshals are highly-guarded data.
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  -The truth about Feinstein and Boa Constrictors LinuxUser  Nov-23-04 02:38 PM   #0 
  - Shoudn't this discussion be in the "Snake Rights & Snake Control" forum?  Bucky   Nov-23-04 02:43 PM   #1 
  - So much for "I don't care"  Squatch   Nov-23-04 02:43 PM   #2 
  - I think this qualifies as the biggest  TwilightZone   Nov-23-04 03:14 PM   #3 
  - how cute  iverglas   Nov-23-04 03:28 PM   #4 
  - Waste of time, yes...  LinuxUser   Nov-23-04 03:42 PM   #5 
  - Gandhi on firearms  Billy Ruffian   Nov-23-04 03:45 PM   #6 
  - hook, line and sinker  iverglas   Nov-23-04 04:50 PM   #11 
  - continuing with colonial India  iverglas   Nov-23-04 05:04 PM   #13 
  - and some more about that Arms Act  iverglas   Nov-23-04 05:32 PM   #16 
     - Sure glad I dont live in India  goju   Nov-23-04 05:36 PM   #18 
        - y'know, I'll bet  iverglas   Nov-23-04 05:39 PM   #20 
           - Uh huh  goju   Nov-23-04 05:47 PM   #22 
              - try this  iverglas   Nov-23-04 06:12 PM   #26 
                 - You just dont get it, do you?  goju   Nov-23-04 06:28 PM   #29 
                    - nope  iverglas   Nov-23-04 07:02 PM   #34 
                       - Police report vs. police permission  LinuxUser   Nov-23-04 08:39 PM   #37 
  - So Ghandi didn't say:  DoNotRefill   Nov-23-04 04:18 PM   #10 
     - there we go, again!  iverglas   Nov-23-04 04:51 PM   #12 
     - in case you miss it --  iverglas   Nov-23-04 05:57 PM   #24 
  - I Here-by nominate this thread for...  Redneck Socialist   Nov-23-04 03:48 PM   #7 
  - Thank you Herr Redneck-Socialist  LinuxUser   Nov-23-04 03:58 PM   #8 
  - I can hardly wait n/t  Redneck Socialist   Nov-23-04 04:02 PM   #9 
     - Just think of all the time and resources wasted  goju   Nov-23-04 05:19 PM   #15 
  - This WAS a pretty damn good thread 'til you brought up the Lawn Darts  Wickerman   Nov-24-04 12:10 PM   #41 
  - while you're at it please ask her if she's got a  enfield collector   Nov-23-04 05:14 PM   #14 
  - Careful now  goju   Nov-23-04 05:33 PM   #17 
     - yeah  iverglas   Nov-23-04 05:38 PM   #19 
     - LOL  goju   Nov-23-04 05:44 PM   #21 
        - fucking duh, eh?  iverglas   Nov-23-04 05:51 PM   #23 
           - Yep!  goju   Nov-23-04 06:12 PM   #25 
              - mmm ... no  iverglas   Nov-23-04 06:23 PM   #28 
                 - I already wrote her one letter today...  LinuxUser   Nov-23-04 06:43 PM   #32 
                 - Oh how we toil to no avail  goju   Nov-23-04 06:53 PM   #33 
                    - you keep saying  iverglas   Nov-23-04 07:08 PM   #35 
                    - Thank you for the compliment Senor Goju  LinuxUser   Nov-24-04 12:39 AM   #38 
     - CCW permits are treated as political favors in much of CA  LinuxUser   Nov-23-04 06:20 PM   #27 
        - Many do  goju   Nov-23-04 06:30 PM   #30 
        - And hey, she's Jewish too.  iverglas   Nov-23-04 06:37 PM   #31 
           - Many questions, many answers  LinuxUser   Nov-23-04 07:15 PM   #36 
  - You have quite a talent for parody. I love it :-)  Wonk   Nov-24-04 04:17 AM   #39 
  - Lmao this is too funny.  ownt   Nov-24-04 11:56 AM   #40 
  - We look to your response with bated breath  Wickerman   Nov-24-04 12:16 PM   #42 
 

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