Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Felons shouldn't own guns?

It is a crime for a person who has been convicted of a felony to possess or own a firearm or ammunition. Many would think that this is a wise law, as we certainly do not want people who are dangerous criminals running around with guns. The problem that I have, is that we have redefined "felony" to mean some pretty silly things.

We can now add "taking a leak on the Alamo" to that list of things that will mean you cannot vote or possess a firearm or ammunition for the remainder of your life. That is because a judge has ordered a 23-year-old El Paso man to spend 18 months in a state jail facility for urinating on the Alamo.

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