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stone space

(6,498 posts)
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 08:46 AM Apr 2014

Gunstalking Children

Man with gun causes scare during children’s baseball game

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. —
Parents at a Forysth County park abruptly stopped a children's baseball game after growing suspicions of the behavior of a man carrying a gun in a waist holster Tuesday night.

"He's just walking around 'See my gun? Look, I got a gun and there's nothing you can do about it.' He knew he was frightening people. He knew exactly what he was doing," said parent Karen Rabb.

Rabb told Channel 2’s Tom Regan the parents grew so alarmed that they brought the game to a halt when the man declined a request that he leave a parking lot overlooking the baseball field.

“He scared people to the point where we stopped the game, took the kids out of the dugout and behind the dugout, and kind of hunkered down,” Rabb said.

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Rabb's 6-year-old son Ethan was playing at the time and later expressed concern to his mother.

"When I was reading my son's story last night, he turned to me and said 'Mommy, did that man want to kill me?'" said Rabb

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Video here:

http://www.wsbtv.com/videos/news/man-with-gun-causes-scare-during-childrens/vCYXxm/
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Response to stone space (Original post)

doc03

(34,997 posts)
3. I am thinking maybe he is opposed to the guns everywhere law and that is his way of pointing out
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 09:13 AM
Apr 2014

how ridiculous things become in this country. Then again he could be a gun extremist just looking to flaunt his new "rights". I saw a couple in the mall last week in Ohio open carrying what looked like Glocks. The mall just recently took their no firearms sign down and I suppose they were there to say look at me I can carry a gun and nobody
can do any thing about it.

Response to doc03 (Reply #3)

Paladin

(28,106 posts)
4. Who can blame the parents for their apprehension?
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 11:25 AM
Apr 2014

These pro-gun militants want to eliminate as many "gun-free zones" as possible, turning this country into the sort of militaristic, universally armed camp they dream of. It never, ever occurs to these extremists that the number of "gun free zones" in a country is an obvious benchmark of advanced, civilized behavior---while the open carrying of firearms by civilians is the exact opposite. Anyone who has an issue with what I'm saying here needs to take another look at those pictures of the militia wannabes on the acreage that Bundy is freeloading in Nevada. That's is the American Gun Culture, in all its malignant darkness.

billh58

(6,631 posts)
7. And the "pro-gun militants"
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 01:06 PM
Apr 2014

are out in force on DU these days in support of Wayne LaPierre and the right-wing gun lobby. Democrats my ass...

 

Hoyt

(54,770 posts)
5. The 93% who would never dream of polluting society by carrying a gun, need to speak up against
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 11:43 AM
Apr 2014

the gun fanciers who care little for anyone who doesn't cherish a gun over society.

billh58

(6,631 posts)
8. These self-important
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 01:09 PM
Apr 2014

idiots just want to draw attention to themselves and their precious, and thanks to the spread of well-supported gun control organizations, the 93% ARE speaking up, and WILL be heard.

defacto7

(13,485 posts)
9. What ever happened to
Sun Apr 27, 2014, 11:15 PM
Apr 2014

"disturbing the peace"? Did law enforcement just dump that infraction? Did everybody just give up on it? Or is it that people who carry guns are all of a sudden completely immune to breaking all laws?

It wasn't that long ago they would lock that guy up, and it wouldn't have to be for carrying but for unlawful disturbance.

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