from Indiana Resident to Public Servant
published on this website August 3, 2000
Dear elected official:
Since you see fit to send me
form letters, you are getting one in return.
The issue today is the NICS, which I’m told Indiana intends to operate
only from 9-5 on weekdays starting
I sell cutlery, not firearms,
but the gun shows are a substantial part of my income.
You realize, of course, that if the NICS is not available on weekends, no
one can sell guns then, and therefore, there will be no gun shows.
This will adversely affect my income, and taxes that I pay that pay your
Perhaps you need reminding
that some people actually work from 9-5 on weekdays, and therefore will be
unable to purchase firearms under this scheme.
Perhaps you have forgotten that more than half the people in this state
own firearms, and won’t take lightly to being shuffled off in this fashion.
Perhaps you have forgotten that you work for us, not us for you, and
it’s up to you to keep to our preferred hours of operation, not yours.
You certainly seem to have
forgotten Section 32 of the Bill of Rights of the Indiana Constitution, so I
will remind you of it now: “The
people shall have a right to bear arms, for the defense of themselves and the
Please note that it does not
say, “The people shall have a right to bear arms, for the defense of
themselves and the State, during hours when the legislature finds it convenient
for them to make such acquisitions, provided coffee breaks, lunch, meetings with
lobbyists, and the State Police’s donut munching are not disturbed.”
Consider yourself warned:
if this legislation comes to pass, you will be targeted for political
extermination. I will vote every
single one of you out of office, without regard to party affiliation, posturing
before the media, or any form letter you send informing me of how you “agree
with (my) sentiments, but feel the action is necessary due to the (10,000 whiny
Fascists at the so-called Million Moron March).
If my tone sounds outrageous
and insulting, you may take it as an indication of my contempt for you.
Either defend my rights, or get out.
Name removed for reasons of
oath, immigrant, veteran, voter
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