“You see a GunFilth waving its penis substitute, exit, call police. Armed robbery in progress.” — Twitter user “Little Black Dog” on Sept. 13, 2014The Houston police take a dim view of this sort of thing and with unbelievable politesse suggest that if they get such a call they will investigate carefully and if the call turns out to be bogus, the investigation will be turned to the caller. Filing a false report is I believe a misdemeanor in most places. Maybe there should be the same modifier to this statute that most other crimes have. If a firearm is involved, then it becomes a felony.
—Reacting to a photograph of a man standing at a checkout with a handgun holstered upon his hip, a “mom-who-demands-action” Joyce Ward asks, “Why weren’t the police called immediately?” And “why,” Ward continues, “wasn’t he shot by the police for having a weapon?”
—Fellow poster Lisa McLogan Shaheen has a similar inquiry, wondering, “Why hasn’t someone called 911 so the cops can gun him down?”
RTWT at Gunssavelife.