I love Stephen King. Not so much for his writings (I will address my issues on his books later in this note), but for who he is. He is a man of great personal success and a man who has shown he still has a heart, is grounded, compassionate and gees, kinda reasonable. Today I apply those descri…
Bear arms, not armed bears. Sorry, had to go there. A Sabattus man feels there ought to be a law which mandates every Sabattus head of household to own a gun. This is not the first time this idea has been floated. A town outside of Atlanta, Georgia did this years ago and it apparently worked!
Like the alliteration in my headline? I sure did! And those words sum up my wicked good day. Mike Gagne, my good friend and gun guru, and I headed north to Holden this morning to the Maine Military Supply Store to look around at "stuff," like guns and targets and the like.
Gov. Paul LePage has signed off on the emergency legislation to temporarily keep confidential the names of Mainers with a permit to carry concealed guns. The lawmakers moved quickly to pass the emergency legislation and the governor signed it right away.
A proposed bill would allow teachers and other school employees to carry concealed firearms in school. As you might guess, the bill raised questions among legislative leaders. First of all it would not be mandatory.
Mike (my gun guru who knows weapons like no one else I know) and I drove into the Augusta Civic Center parking lot and, on the way up the access road, he said, "all these cars can't be for the gun show, can they?"
This would have been very interesting to attend. It was an informational meeting with law enforcement and lawmakers on gun violence. The take away message for those who attended was that in order find the solutions, we need to dig deeper into the mental health issues not just the kinds of weapons us…