Sen. Harmon says no-gun signs not needed

Assume businesses don't, require welcome-guns sign

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By Jim Bowman

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What we ought to have are gun-welcome signs.

"We're asking businesses now . . . to post a sign if they don't want guns on their premises," says Harmon. "It just makes sense to me that the businesses that are friendly to guns would be more embracing of signs than those that are not."

Now come on, Senator. This "just makes sense to me" business goes with your two-percent income tax raise (from 3% to 5%) and "fair tax" (progressive or graduated). Word games, Senator. Cute. Clever. In the end, tricky.

As if, shucks, you really wanted to accommodate the gun-"friendly." No soap.

Your law would assume guns not welcome. You'd prefer that. But you do know yours is a lost cause, don't you? Sure you do. Stop fooling.

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Pete Rangel from Oak Park  

Posted: February 26th, 2014 2:19 PM

@Mom-you are right on. Jim you have not had an intelligent position on an issue since they booted you out of the seminary. The Senator's bill is a better alternative than having to frisk everyone who comes into my business.

Mom  

Posted: February 26th, 2014 10:33 AM

Also, in 2008 the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision said that one has a right to have a gun in their home. And just last year (2012), the 7th Circuit in a 2-1 decision said that it would seem you can carry a gun in public and now that automatically means on my private property, without my express permission?

Mom  

Posted: February 26th, 2014 10:30 AM

Have you asked any Oak Park business owner's how they feel about loaded guns being carried in their establishments? I'm not sure "welcome" is a word you would hear commonly?

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