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Store owner cancels
Mark Kelly gun buy

Politico, by Kevin Robillard

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 3/26/2013 12:19:18 PM

The owner of a gun store in Tucson, Ariz., has canceled Mark Kelly’s purchase of an AR-15 because the gun control advocate doesn’t plan on keeping the assault weapon. Kelly,(Snip)bought the gun earlier this month to show how easy it is to buy an assault weapon. He said he planned on turning the gun over to Tucson police. "While I support and respect Mark Kelly’s 2nd Amendment rights to purchase, possess and use firearms in a safe and responsible manner, his recent statements to the media made it clear that his intent in purchasing the Sig Sauer M400 5.56mm rifle

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Hah! So much for that grandstanding stunt.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jl80863, 3/26/2013 12:31:42 PM     (No. 9244830)

I doubt that it was a stunt. Kelly is another of those gun control hypocrites who happened to get "caught". What was he supposedly trying to prove? That a law abiding American can legally buy a legal firearm in the United States? Note that he planned on keeping the .45 caliber pistol. His wife was shot with a pistol.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: IMSully, 3/26/2013 12:37:57 PM     (No. 9244841)

Kelly is now officially a Media Whore.
His astronaut career is in decline and even though his "wife" has a different last name, Hmmmm... He is a point man for gun control. Why doesn´t he start south of the border. They really need some gun control down there?


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Reply 3 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 3/26/2013 12:42:53 PM     (No. 9244850)

Poor Mark, he´s having a bad month. First it´s getting caught puchasing one of those "scary-looking" rifles and then his daughter´s pit bull noshing on a federally protected seal. Now he´s outed as a liar on his gun app.
Mark, for the good of the country, go home; your wife did.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lakerman1, 3/26/2013 12:46:17 PM     (No. 9244855)

There is something creepy about Mark Kelly.
I don´t like him.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: troutgreen, 3/26/2013 12:53:37 PM     (No. 9244867)

What a waste. This guy has the stuff of heroes in his background. Instead, he has become a useful idiot and possible felon (strawman purchaser) for e gun control crowd. Couple that with his willingness to parade his poor wife around as a prop at photo and speaking ops, and I have to wonder.... what´s his goal? Pulic office, maybe?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 3/26/2013 1:02:37 PM     (No. 9244884)

He just wanted to get an AR while he could, before the antics of himself and his fellow-travelers made them even more rare and expensive. That "I just wanted to show how easy they are to buy" biz was bee ess he made up when he got caught. BTW he also bought--and admitted his intention to keep-a semi-auto pistol. His wife was shot with, yes, a semi-auto pistol.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: sinic, 3/26/2013 1:12:15 PM     (No. 9244898)

I´m with #4...the guy´s creepy, to say the least. And those pictures of him resting his head on his wifes´ shoulder while she speaks tells me he IS a Certified Lizard Media Whore who´s looking for some personal benefit in every move he or she makes.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: enuf8, 3/26/2013 1:42:41 PM     (No. 9244965)

Bravo to the storeowner. Can´t blame him for Kelly trying his stunt.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pictish, 3/26/2013 1:54:05 PM     (No. 9244981)

Then he should be prosecuted to the fullest of the law. But I guess they are not really concerned about what they say they are.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 3/26/2013 2:41:39 PM     (No. 9245047)

FTA: "Kelly, a former astronaut and the husband of former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.), bought the gun earlier this month to show how easy it is to buy an assault weapon. He said he planned on turning the gun over to Tucson police."

Well, here in VA it is much "easier" to buy a gun because you don´t need an extensive background check. A police check, which only takes 15-30 minutes usually, is all that is required.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: provide, 3/26/2013 3:31:32 PM     (No. 9245137)

Let it go through and arrest him as a straw buyer.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: veritas, 3/26/2013 4:13:35 PM     (No. 9245226)

Have you noticed? Have you noticed?

The Left has succeeded in changing the definition of "assault weapon."

That´s much more important.

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