Posted July 11, 2015 8:57 pm by Comments

By Bob Owens

We tend to be generally understanding and supportive of law enforcement here at Bearing Arms. Law enforcement officers have a very tough job to do, in what is increasingly a hostile environment.

We say that to preface a disgusting incident in Texas where it a retired Air Force veteran, James Speight, Jr., was arrested on trumped up charges for a “crime” that isn’t even a crime during an open carry walk.

The arresting officer asserted that it was illegal to open carry with a loaded firearm. This is untrue, at least according to state law.

Sadly, I fear that Mr. Speight may be correct in his assessment that he was arrested on a trumped up charge merely for being a black man with a gun, and hope that these charges are dropped.

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