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Amarillo By Morning (Smith and Wesson on My Mind)

Andy440 Wrote: May 28, 2012 12:02 PM
Mike, what good is a gun in the TRUNK of your car? Do you keep it unloaded, like Barney Fife, with just one bullet in your vest pocket?
Jay Wye Wrote: May 29, 2012 8:22 PM
DUH,when CROSSING STATE LINES,some states DO require your firearms be UNLOADED and in the trunk or otherwise inaccessible,unless you have a valid carry permit.
Concealed carry permits ARE NOT valid in all states,and each state's laws are different.
Andy440 Wrote: May 30, 2012 12:26 AM
sorry, I live in the state of Arizona where permits (concealed or otherwise) are not required to own or carry a gun.... I forgot that many of the states have already come under socialist control ... well DUH, guess that's your problem, aint it?

I never travel without a loaded gun. I usually carry a Smith and Wesson Model 640 in a bucket in the trunk of my car. Sometimes I carry a Glock Model 23 instead. I was really happy I was carrying the former when I arrived at my hotel room in Amarillo last week shortly after midnight. As I was unpacking my trunk, a man came walking across the parking lot from an adjacent hotel. His largely incoherent introduction began something like this:

“Hey, I’m a big scary black man and I need some help. Won’t nobody help me ‘cause I’m a...