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Postby Michaels153 » November 20th, 2019, 9:41 am
Ohio Supreme Court To Decide Whether Gun Owners Can Drink At Home
Posted at 4:30 pm on November 18, 2019 by Tom Knighton

Really? You Regressive Orwellian nanny statists want to go here? Fine. I have the solution that your going to hate. But first, lets look at what is being reported here in this article.

... in Ohio, arguments are gearing up to determine whether drinking at home should make use of a firearm illegal.

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear arguments in February to decide whether a law prohibiting gun owners from carrying firearms while intoxicated should be applied inside a gun owner’s home.

Lawyers for a Clermont County man arrested in 2018 after he acknowledged having an unloaded shotgun while drunk say the law is unconstitutional when applied to homeowners.

They say a person’s sobriety or intoxication level should have nothing to do with possessing a weapon “in the hearth and home.”

And, honestly, they’re right.

Now, I’m a big believer in the idea that guns and alcohol don’t mix. I don’t recommend a range day with a cooler of beer and, in fact, will rail against it to anyone who cares to listen. It’s just a bad idea any way you slice it.

The thing is, though, you don’t forfeit your right to self-defense simply because you’ve had a few drinks.

A law that says possession of a firearm while above the legal alcohol limit essentially says that if you drink and your life is in danger, you’re slap out of luck because if you do use a firearm in self-defense, you could be prosecuted. Now, it’s better to be tried by 12 than carried by six, but that’s still not a good position to put anyone in.

That’s especially true since it’s possible to try and be responsible with your firearms and your drinking and still end up in a position like that.

Laws against carrying while drinking are predicated at least in part on the idea that you aren’t being responsible. Whether you agree or not is irrelevant. This is the law as it stands in Ohio and a lot of other places.

The problem is that it also regulates lawful behavior inside the home. After all, drinking at home is legal, as is carrying a firearm. It just says you can’t do both inside your home.

Normally, no one would know you did any such thing. The problem arises when you need to act in self-defense.

Frankly, that should never be an issue. While it’s unlikely that most prosecutors would make a stink over something like that–it doesn’t sound like the man in question was acting in such a manner–it doesn’t mean no one ever will. No one should be prosecuted for protecting their own life. Moreover, no one should have to be worried about it.

Let’s hope the Ohio State Supreme Court makes the right call on this one. Yes, let's hope that the Ohio Supreme Court does make the right call and says that Ohio gun owners can drink at home.
But let's just have some fun and talk about the consequences if they have a brain fart and decide that gun owners can not drink at home.
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Yes sirreee Bob. Introducing the designated shooter. Now you can stay at home and enjoy yourself without the worry of a lawsuit in case some scumbag tries to rob you during your holiday festivities. Now your designated shooter will do what you normally would do yourself, if you did not have a few drinks. Don't worry about that home invasion, just call us up and we will make sure a legal designated shooter is available to protect you, your guests, and your property from the vulnerability that the Left has put you in from another one of their asinine legal burdens.

Go ahead Liberals, argue this one with me. Go ahead, make my day ;)
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