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Actor Could Get 10 Years for Using Prop Gun Without Permit

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by RicInOR, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Actor Could Get 10 Years for Using Prop Gun Without Permit

    http://www.newser.com/story/222497/actor-could-get-10-years-for-using-prop-gun-without-permit.html

    The actor had a prior felony conviction.
    The prop gun was a "pellet" gun, what ever that means.
    The State is New Jersey.


    In Hollywood they have prop guns without any holes in them - essentially "blue guns" for actors with legal problems. The big armorers know this and are prepared for it. My guess is the actor didn't bother to mention his conviction to the armorer.
     
  2. Dornai

    Dornai Vancouver, WA Active Member

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    Even so, it's a pellet gun and not a real firearm. There are actual criminals who commit violent crimes who receive less time than that.

    Excessive and unnecessary.
     
  3. nammac

    nammac I-5 Corridor - West of Portland Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    New Jersey... Nuff said...
     
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  4. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    YANKEES!!!! Neff said....
     
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  5. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    If he's an actor, with a fake gun, shouldn't he be put in pretend prison?? :rolleyes:
     
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  6. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    I took a criminal law class or so in CA way back in the day and a pellet gun there is a firearm. yea, they'll f ya
     
  7. Dornai

    Dornai Vancouver, WA Active Member

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    Technically it is a firearm. It fires a projectile. It is, however, not deadly. And it's CA... didn't expect it to make sense.

    In a perfect world, the guy would maybe get some community service and/or a fine. There are rapists and murderers who get less than 10 years - hell, who even face less than 10 years when going to trial.
     
  8. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Not unnecessary!
    If you are a political hack in NJ its absolutely necessary! Have to keep the herd in formation and lockstep, can't be bothered with constitutionality and certainly can't allow the peasants to think they're free!:mad:
    Boy, that's a lot of superlatives! Really PMO! I remembered, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. That's an evil government and you couldn't drag me there with buffalo!
     
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  9. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    BTW, a pellet gun is considered a "real gun" in Portland too! Probably more than 50 yrs ago, my dad and mom and I were shooting pellet guns in our basement! Knock at the door, it's the cops! They were cool about it, but informed my dad that it's illegal to discharge a pellet gun, even in ones basement, in the city limits! They said that this was a warning and if it happened again the pellet guns would be confiscated and we would be subject to arrest!
    We were astounded! Seems our neighbor, "Bubblegum for Brains" my dads pet name for him, turned us in after hearing shots!:confused:
     
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  10. spookshack

    spookshack Forest Grove, OR Life Member Lifetime Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    Oh man, I'm off to the range right now but this is begging for a philosoraptor meme! :D
     
  11. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    We had a similar incident back in Oregon City in the late 70's. My friend and I were out shooting in his backyard and some of our BB's left the property and were hitting other stuff. Police officer walked up to the gate and we got to sit down with him for an hour while he lectured us on the evils of BB guns. He didn't confiscate the gun, but we did lose out on one of our favorite summertime pastimes.
     
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  12. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Actually, if you read the local laws around the state, you'll also find that it's illegal in many places, such as Portland, to even shoot a damn slingshot.

    I tell ya, we're a damn nation of thumb-sucking p-whipped babies! :mad:
     
  13. semperfi68to70

    semperfi68to70 South Salem, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    We are becoming a nation of wussies for sure. This was taken off of Amazon, it is a hunk of plastic for God's sake!

    Fits 2" standard receivers
    • UV additives for durability and color fastness
    • Manufactured from solid polypropylene
    • Cannot be placed on or displayed on vehicles in FLORIDA, CONNECTICUT, NEW HAMPSHIRE, OR COLORADO. CANNOT BE SHIPPED TO CALIFORNIA.

    claymorehitch.jpg
     
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  14. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    funny, when I check the gun oils and cleaners on my shelf, the majority of them say "not for sale in california" I have no idea what they can even buy in that state.
     
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  15. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Panties...for men :rolleyes:
     
  16. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Condor shaped buttplugs?
     
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  17. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    HEY . . . It's an actor . . . he's likely a leftist so who cares?!?!?!?!?

    Sheldon
     
  18. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    LOL, I'm surprised the site sensor didnt change that to bubblegum plugs.

    seriously, how does California look at itself and say "yep, we need more of this"
     
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  19. kilimanjaro

    kilimanjaro Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    We could all think of a better way to expend our tax money than this way.
     
  20. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Shhh, they're still digging. lol
    they done