VIRAL VIDEO Video of gun-toting man in New Mexico Capitol goes viral

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    In this image taken from video, a man talks with state police officers after taking loaded guns into the state Capitol.

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Posted: Friday, September 27, 2013 12:50 pm | Updated: 2:59 pm, Fri Sep 27, 2013.

A YouTube video of a man who walked into the state Capitol with loaded weapons to prove a point about gun rights in New Mexico is generating thousands of hits online.

It’s also driving home the fact that while firearms legally are prohibited in some places, the state Capitol in Santa Fe isn’t one of them.

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  • Matthew Maltby posted at 7:21 pm on Fri, Sep 27, 2013.

    MattM Posts: 2

    I'm a 2A supporter, but lately I've been SMDH over these "displays of rights". There's a difference between standing up for a right and shoving it in peoples faces. This is how Starbucks came to a decision. They weren't pro-gun, they were neutral! But like Lenny's pups in "Of Mice and Men" or Chris Farley's dinner roll in Tommy Boy, we were too forceful and petted it to death.
    I mean, honestly. I took part in Starbucks Appreciation Day, but I wore a conservative holster and carried a Glock. I didn't come in strapped with an AR and a 6 inch S&W because "It's my right d*mmit!" *slams fist on table*
    In fact, most days you wouldn't even know I'm carrying. I feel if you can tell, then I've failed at concealing it! This also means not standing out, but blending in.
    Most of these folks are set on making a statement. But nobody likes having a statement shoved in their faces!
    Honestly, i think that SB appreciation day was a well meaning event but like always, there were a few that get too carried away.
    Folks, displays like this hurt our cause. We're trying to show people that we're responsible and law-abiding.
    Just because you haven't broken any laws doesn't mean you're a responsible law-abiding gun owner.
    We should aim to show them that we are the furthest thing from a threat to them. But when they're ordering coffee behind an AR toting guy, I can see where moderates might feel

  • Matthew Maltby posted at 7:04 pm on Fri, Sep 27, 2013.

    MattM Posts: 2

    The article states that he's a Technical Sergeant in the US Air Force. He's serving his country. I don't think he has any issues regarding manhood.
    He might have made a bad decision, but spouting the liberal canned response of the week straight out of the gun-control playbook isn't fooling anyone.

  • Emanuele Corso posted at 5:27 pm on Fri, Sep 27, 2013.

    ecorso Posts: 12

    This guy needs some serious counseling regarding his manhood.

  • Pierce Knolls posted at 1:10 pm on Fri, Sep 27, 2013.

    Mister Pierce Posts: 1687

    News Flash: Man carrying AR-15 harms no one, breaks no laws. Film at eleven.


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