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Old August 28, 2012, 11:30 AM   #27
Frank Ettin
Join Date: November 23, 2005
Location: California - San Francisco
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Originally Posted by zukiphile
...Indeed. One social consequence of OC is that as people see it, they become accustomed to it. Another can be that POs get used to it...
Another is that enough people say to themselves, "A nut job with a gun; there ought to be a law." that we wind up with a law we don't much like.

Originally Posted by zukiphile
...OC has not been prohibited by law in Ohio going back at least two decades. ...It took people pressing the point to start to change the culture so that Ohioans don't end up with a felony conviction for exercising a right in ordinary circumstances....
Two decades is pushing it. I think the 2003 decision of the Ohio Supreme Court in Klein v. Leis, 99 Ohio St.3d 537 had more to do with it.
"It is long been a principle of ours that one is no more armed because he has possession of a firearm than he is a musician because he owns a piano. There is no point in having a gun if you are not capable of using it skillfully." -- Jeff Cooper
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