It’s been three weeks since an Oak Harbor city councilmember started a national controversy by trying to kick-out a wounded Army veteran who was legally carrying a weapon during a council meeting.
Councilmember Rick Almberg then walked out.
The council was met by 160 people Tuesday night, many who were packing heat.
There were handguns in holsters and rifles slung over shoulders and an unknown number of people concealing their weapons as the Oak Harbor City Council met. Many attended the meeting to show support for veteran Lucas Yonkman who councilmember Almberg tried to have kicked-out of City Hall last month, including Joe Hawkins who openly mocked him. “Mr. Almberg I just want you to know that I have a concealed ham sandwich right here I don’t want you to get up and walk away,” he chuckled.
Via Glenn Reynolds.
Update: Here's it with video.
If you can get to your statehouse (any state in the US) there will be a protest from 10 to 12. More info here.
And if you can't make that (even if you can) you should contact your Senators. The sausage is moving in the Senate. I called today, and they are definitely seeing which parts gun owners will "accept".
Some thoughts on what that means. Hell, just go look at all the posts today by Sebastian and Bitter.