Re: MEDIA/POLITICS/GUNS "The changing politics of Guns"

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Wed Aug 15 2001 - 11:26:48 MDT

"Michael M. Butler" wrote:
> Mike Lorrey wrote:
> > He was arresting her.
> Bear in mind that, for instance, "displaying a gun in a threatening or rude manner, except in self defense", is unlawful
> in California. Cops get to do things mere mortals don't. Arrest at gunpoint of an unarmed person, even by a witness to a
> felony, is a tricky area in many places.

I am aware that citizens arrest powers are different from state to
state, generally consistent with how much the state trusts its residents
with firearms...

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