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Local and World News, NOT political / Re: The Antioch TN Church Shooter
« Last post by LEJoe on Today at 03:42:45 PM »
  I hope he never gets out of jail. Of course I can't tell HIM that because, well, I might hurt his feelings.   >:(
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Local and World News, NOT political / The Antioch TN Church Shooter
« Last post by pop pop on Today at 02:29:08 PM »
The church shooter has been found guilty on over at least 43 counts with the biggie being 1st degree murder. He will get 51 years in prison, for the 1st degree charge, and the jury is now deliberating whether or not he will become eligible for parole. The death penalty was not on the table. Why, I don't know. Could be the mental thing?

The judge will add to his total years in prison on the other 42 counts, later.

Edited to add; The media reported that some fireworks occurred between the lady judge and the lawyers during the trial. Supposedly it was over what the jury was allowed to hear.
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Everything Else / Re: The Good, the Bad, and the Soon to be Ugly!
« Last post by flyover on May 19, 2019, 07:50:20 AM »
Taurian, sorry to read of your health troubles.

Prayers lifted up for you.
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Gary Slider - FYI. / Re: UT. . IN. . IA. . TN. . GA. . Updates
« Last post by NorCalChuck on May 17, 2019, 02:02:05 PM »
You know the most interesting thing I noticed about this above posted list and the Handgunlaw's List?
I do not think any of the listed states have had what is commonly referred to as a "Mass Shooting"??
I have not verified this and will attempt to do so . . . .  .
Anybody else notice anything that I may have missed???
http://www.handgunlaw.us/documents/Permitless_Carry_States.pdf
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Everything Else / Re: The Good, the Bad, and the Soon to be Ugly!
« Last post by NorCalChuck on May 17, 2019, 01:51:31 PM »
"knock the dust off that flute!"
Now that a new one on me . . . . .
I love it!  . . . . . Take some well given advice Mr. "T" . . . . "Knock The Dust Off That Flute!"

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Everything Else / Re: The Good, the Bad, and the Soon to be Ugly!
« Last post by M1911A1 on May 17, 2019, 01:48:56 PM »
Rest up. Heart surgery will knock you out for months of recovery.
But if there's at least a 50-50 chance of a good result, it's worth the risk!

The point of it all is to live a comfortable life, for as long as it's possible.
Quality of life is the real issue: There has to be an advantage for you (and your family) in the process.
Becoming a living, breathing vegetable is not a good outcome, but a return to almost-normal would be absolutely priceless.

Please keep us informed!
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Everything Else / Re: The Good, the Bad, and the Soon to be Ugly!
« Last post by LEJoe on May 17, 2019, 10:45:12 AM »
Rest easy Mr. T. Keep us updated as this unfolds. Sounds like a good time to knock the dust off that flute.
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Everything Else / The Good, the Bad, and the Soon to be Ugly!
« Last post by Taurian on May 17, 2019, 07:42:19 AM »
Things were reallly looking up. I had a promotion and increases responsibilities at work. Thins were hecti, but going along as I acclimated to my new role. And, then the pain started. Increased pain in my right leg forced me to seek out some medical help.

You may, or may not know, that in 2001 I ahd what is called a "Fem Fem" that is otherwise known as a Femoral Bypass. In my case, it was a tube tht was inserted from my right Femoral to my left femoral. A short time later and I was back in the saddle for quite a few years - until 2017.
In 2017, I was admitted to the hospital to have some damage repaired to the graft, and a new graft inserted into my right femoral just above the knee. Again, life was good and I continued on.On May 3rd of this year, I was having a problem with my right leg. After meeting with my cardiovascular surgeon, I was going, once again, under the knife. It was not to be so peasant this time.  A graft was placed in my left calf and a new graft replaced teh previous one on my  right side.  As I write this, the staples have been removed from my left calf and the staples i my right leg will be removed on Monday.
But, that's not the bad. During my stay, it was discovered that I was suffering from some heart problems; something they found  during a stress test. They (the "medicals") oushed very hard to give me heart surgery right after the "Fem" surgery. That was something that I turned down until I heal from this go-a-round They tried fear tactics; "You could have a heart attack!"  That old dog don't hunt with me.
Anyway, I may have to undergo some sort of heart surgery that has not yet been clearly defined except that they would put stints in certain places. 

Without going into detail, let's just say that I have some serious decisions to make regarding all of this.
I am still waiting to be cleared from this latest go-a-round to return to work. So, I am laying around the house, healing, and trying not to be concerned with loosing everything that has been gained in the last year; work gains as well as financial.  However, I will say that retirement is looking better, as the stress of trying to meet too many people's expectations with no resources to do so is getting to be somewhat over-whelming.

Taking a break now.
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Gary Slider - FYI. / UT. . IN. . IA. . TN. . GA. . Updates
« Last post by Gary Slider on May 16, 2019, 05:31:20 PM »
Utah  - Effective 7/1/19  If you can legally possess a firearm and have a protective order you can carry a concealed handgun anywhere a person with a valid permit to carry can carry their firearm. Valid for 120 days from date on order. You must apply and receive your permit before the 120 days runs out or you can no longer carry.  Per  HB0243 https://le.utah.gov/~2019/bills/static/HB0243.html

Indiana –  Effective when bill was signed, “Immunity for Justified Use of Force” statute has been added to their statutes.  Effective 7/1/19 there are costs reductions for  Indiana’s different permits. The law also allows for the possession of a 5 year and lifetime license at the same time. You can read the bill here for all the details.
http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/house/1284/#document-6b89a6f6

Iowa – Effective 7/1/19 Per Senate File 188 the carrying of a contact stun gun on colleges campuses will be legal. The law is specific and won’t allow for Tasers or what the law states is a projectile type stun gun. You can read the bill at https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislation/BillBook?ga=88&ba=SF188

Tennessee – Effective 7/1/19  HB No. 41 States:  “Upon request by a permit holder or permit applicant who is in the United States armed forces and stationed outside this state, the department shall issue a permit containing zeros in place of an expiration date.” 
http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/HB0041.pdf

Tennessee - Also effective 7/1/19 -  SB 1347 states that Law Enforcement with 10 years or more of service if residing in Tennessee when applying can obtain a lifetime permit for no charge.
http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/SB1347.pdf

Georgia – Effective 7/1/19 – Active Military if stationed outside Georgia can carry on their expired Georgia Permit for up to six months after discharge or reassignment inside Georgia but must have official orders or written verification from their commanding officer. You can read HB33 at:  http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/20192020/187063.pdf
 
Handgunlaw.us  has added a listing of all the states with Permitless Carry and a short description and a link to the states statutes that provides for Permitless Carry. The link is in the left column of the main page at      www.handgunlaw.us      I like to make documents fit on one page and have added a link on the document for a printer friendly edition of the document.  Some pages when converted to PDF’s break at odd places so the document can be up to a paper size of 8 ½ X 20. I have also put printer friendly links to the States Honoring my Permit and Permits My State Honors Documents.
http://www.handgunlaw.us/documents/Permitless_Carry_States.pdf
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Everything Else / Re: Happy Mothers Day!!
« Last post by M1911A1 on May 14, 2019, 02:35:45 PM »
Thanks, Chuck!

Mighty Mouse sang the Birthday Song for her, and Jean loved it.
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