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1 Political Atheist  Thu, Jan 17, 2013 8:14:00am

*facepalm*

I think we might want a “Shooting” while intoxicated law. Maybe the same as DUI-.08 and with similar penalties. At the ranges where I shoot alcohol possession is forbidden. Not even for an after event BBQ. No beer.

What do you think? “Operating a firearm while intoxicated” sounds like a doable thing at the state level.

2 celticdragon  Thu, Jan 17, 2013 8:14:58am
Yes you need an AK-47 to shoot at paper targets. That target might assault me and I’d have to defend myself and my family.

There is nothing wrong with shooting at paper targets for recreation. I have done it many times. With a semi automatic weapon, no less.

Everyone else’s family in the neighborhood you say?

That is where these idiots screwed up. Booze, guns and your backyard: Do. Not. Mix.

3 DeepBlue  Thu, Jan 17, 2013 8:55:53am

I bet that there are 10x dumb-uses of guns for every use of a gun ‘successfully defending someone’. Gun-owners tout the limited stories of ‘defense’ like Jesus just arrived on the planet.

4 mr.fusion  Thu, Jan 17, 2013 9:14:46am

re: #1 Political Atheist

*facepalm*

I think we might want a “Shooting” while intoxicated law. Maybe the same as DUI-.08 and with similar penalties. At the ranges where I shoot alcohol possession is forbidden. Not even for an after event BBQ. No beer.

What do you think? “Operating a firearm while intoxicated” sounds like a doable thing at the state level.

Great idea. Very common sense. So it’ll never happen

5 blueraven  Thu, Jan 17, 2013 9:29:20am

re: #1 Political Atheist

*facepalm*

I think we might want a “Shooting” while intoxicated law. Maybe the same as DUI-.08 and with similar penalties. At the ranges where I shoot alcohol possession is forbidden. Not even for an after event BBQ. No beer.

What do you think? “Operating a firearm while intoxicated” sounds like a doable thing at the state level.

That sounds fine, but how about severe penalty for target shooting in your backyard in a neighborhood period. Incredibly stupid.

6 Sionainn  Thu, Jan 17, 2013 12:41:05pm

re: #1 Political Atheist

*facepalm*

I think we might want a “Shooting” while intoxicated law. Maybe the same as DUI-.08 and with similar penalties. At the ranges where I shoot alcohol possession is forbidden. Not even for an after event BBQ. No beer.

What do you think? “Operating a firearm while intoxicated” sounds like a doable thing at the state level.

Aren’t there already laws that you aren’t supposed to target shoot in your backyard?

7 Sionainn  Thu, Jan 17, 2013 12:42:30pm

There should be a one-strike law with this kind of stupidity. Screw up with a gun doing something dumb and you lose your right to own a firearm. Period.


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