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Old March 6, 2009, 09:53 AM   #1
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Police: Arsenal found in Danbury teen's truck

I wanted to reopen the thread cause I wanted to see some discussion.

http://www.newstimes.com/latestnews/ci_11843867

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Huizinga was charged with possession of a large-capacity firearm, possession of a firearm, seven counts of possession of a high-capacity feeding device, unlawful possession of ammunition, and possession of a dangerous weapon.
Are the laws in that state so restrictive that one can "unlawfully possess ammunition"?

How can he be charged with possession of a dangerous weapon? How can he be charged with "Possession of a firearm? It's the constitutional right to possess such weapons. Maybe with the ammunition and the firearm in the same location, that's where they can charge him.

So, a rifle case in the backseat and a little eradic driving is grounds to search your vehicle. Also, I've never seen a large capacity firearm before either. I thought California was the only state that had magazine restrictions.

INSANE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old March 6, 2009, 10:07 AM   #2
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How can he be charged with possession of a dangerous weapon?
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How can he be charged with "Possession of a firearm?
He was in possession of the firearms and evidently it was a foul of the law.

I'm not sure on the rest, but I thought it was common knowledge that Mass had very restrictive gun laws.

Another thing, why does an 18 year old need a bullet resistant vest?

Look I'm on the gun owners side in most all cases and I think you should be able to carry your weapons and own a bullet resistant vest if you want to. However you must obey the law or risk the consequences.
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Old March 6, 2009, 10:16 AM   #3
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Below is a link to the MA gun laws, I don't have time to read them. I'm going shooting out of town and then to the casino.

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Old March 6, 2009, 10:21 AM   #4
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Another thing, why does an 18 year old need a bullet resistant vest?
I don't need 3 870's, but I like 870's so.........
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Old March 6, 2009, 10:23 AM   #5
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In Massachusetts it is a felony to possess so much as a single round of spent brass without a FOID, or whatever they call their ridiculous little permit thingies.

Also, they have a state-level AWB and various other silly laws.

The unofficial state motto is "Massachusetts: Live free or here!"

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"He's 18 years old and he did something stupid," she said. "He's never been in trouble of any kind before. He's never even had a parking ticket. Hopefully, this will teach him a lesson."
Ma'am, it's not just going to teach him a lesson, it's going to make him a felon. He will never be able to own a gun, vote, or get a decent job. Remember that every November when you vote for Mitt Romney or whatever other sleazeballs y'all have up there.
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The trooper ordered him out of the truck and patted him down -- which turned up several rounds of ammunition, including a .50 caliber rifle bullet, and a knife, police said.
What was he going to do with the .50BMG round, Mr. Reporter? Throw it at somebody? Maybe take down an airliner by hurling it into the sky?
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He could also face federal charges because he allegedly transported the weapons across state lines.
No, Mr. Reporter. While I know this stuff causes you people in the press to fill your skivvies, nothing he did was actually against any federal law.
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Old March 6, 2009, 10:39 AM   #6
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It appears from the photo that the 50BMG round has a lanyard or chain through the case...much like a key chain or necklace ornament.

And the "night scope" on the AR looks like a red dot or an Aimpoint.....

And, oh, btw, does an AR come with anything other than a pistol grip?
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