Be polite in your neighborhood mercantile center.

Based on emergency dispatch reports, an individual visiting Edward’s Jewelers in Clanton accidentally shot themselves in the leg.

The individual was visiting the business, and was in the back of the store away from customers when the gun went off.

Afterthought:

“Individual . . . themselves.” Jeez Louise.

For Christ’s sake, bring back copy editors.

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Cleanliness is next to politeness.

Two Hancock County residents in as many weeks have landed in local hospitals with injuries after guns they were cleaning accidentally fired.

(snip)

Last weekend, a Greenfield man was cleaning a handgun when its slide jammed and fired, police said. About a week earlier, a Spring Lake resident was talking with a younger relative about firearms when his gun went off. He thought the gun’s chamber had been emptied when he picked it up to clean it and the device accidentally fired, police said.

And more guns that fire themselves . . . .

The stupid. It burns.

Now, about those intelligence tests for buying guns . . . .

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More guns no doubt would have prevented this.

The teen was shot in the back of the head while playing Xbox with his cousins, according to an incident report released Tuesday.

One of the cousins was holding the gun and riding a hoverboard when he slipped, causing the gun to accidentally fire, according to an Orange County Sheriff’s Office report.

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Once again, a polite society is a clean society.

Louisiana State Police reported Emily Thibodeaux, 23, of Addis, was shot when her husband, Ivy Thibodeaux, 29, an Addis police officer, was cleaning his gun and accidentally fired. Thibodeaux had just started her career as a third grade teacher at the Holy Family School in Port Allen.

How stupid do you have to be to clean a gun without checking that it’s loaded?

Pretty damn stupid, and there’s a lot of that going around.

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Politeness is the glue that cements familial relationships.

A 9-year-old child has died after an accidental shooting Saturday in Irondale.

The shooting happened about 2:00 p.m. on Monroe Drive. Irondale Police Chief Ken Atkinson tells CBS 42 News the 3-year-old brother of the girl discovered a gun on a nightstand in the room the two were playing in. He accidently pulled the trigger, shooting his sister in the head. The two were at the home of their great-grandparents.

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06 February 2016 · Comments Off on A Rare Case of Agreement · Categories: Gunnuttery

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05 February 2016 · Comments Off on “An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” · Categories: Gunnuttery

Demonstrate paternal politeness.

Police are reporting a 9-year-old girl was injured Thursday night when a firearm that belongs to her father discharged.

Only few details had been released Friday morning but it was known that at about 9:30 p.m. a man was showing his daughter a firearm when the weapon discharged and the bullet struck the little girl, police said.

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04 February 2016 · Comments Off on “An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” · Categories: Gunnuttery

You want politeness? You can’t handle the politeness.

Deputies responding to a reported shooting and found that Baker was handling the weapon when it discharged, hitting the unidentified man’s hand, shooting his thumb off, Sheriff Hubert Peterkin said.

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03 February 2016 · Comments Off on “An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” · Categories: Gunnuttery

There is no ceiling to the heights that the polite can attain.

The 7-year-old sustained a graze wound to his buttocks around 9:30 p.m. in the 3900 block of South Grand, police said.

A downstairs resident, who police believe was drunk, was handling the gun when it discharged and fired through the ceiling.

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01 February 2016 · Comments Off on “An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” · Categories: Gunnuttery

Be polite at the public house.

Vermont State Police are investigating an accidental shooting Sunday in the town of South Hero where a man apparently shot himself with his own gun while in the men’s room of a local pub.

(snip)

Police determined that Snow had gone to the men’s room and his .45 caliber handgun somehow accidentally discharged, and he was struck.

Guns and grog–always a good mix.

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30 January 2016 · Comments Off on “An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” · Categories: Gunnuttery

Be polite at the parking lot.

The shooting was reported around 6:40 p.m. at Flemings Steakhouse in the 1200 block of Lake Woodlands Drive near The Woodlands Mall.

A witness said the man shot himself in the leg while trying to hide his handgun.

“I was the one who parked his car,” the witness said. “It was an accident. He was trying to hide his handgun (to or from a glove box) because somebody can touch it. He was doing that and he shot himself. He was bleeding bad, he lost a lot of blood.”

This guns everywhere thing is working out so very nicely, is it not?

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29 January 2016 · Comments Off on Second Amendment Remedies · Categories: Gunnuttery, Wingnuttery

Image one:  a bunch of yahoos armed to the teeth labeled

Via Democratic Underground.

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28 January 2016 · Comments Off on Open Carryings-On · Categories: Gunnuttery

Daniel Ruth has qualms about Florida’s rush to become an armed encampment. Among other worries, he suspects that a bunch of pistol-packing yahoos roaming the 7-11s of the Gunshine State might have a deleterious effect on Florida’s tourism industry.

He suggests an alternative for those wishing to indulge their ammosexual urges:

In reaction to Tallahassee’s tireless efforts to turn the state into an armed camp rivaling the baptism scene in The Godfather, I would offer an alternative piece of legislation. Instead of allowing people with concealed weapons permits to openly prance about with their little friends in full view, I would offer a far better idea.

Free Viagra for all. Problem solved.</blockquote>

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28 January 2016 · Comments Off on “An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” · Categories: Gunnuttery

Politeness begins at home.

Police say a two-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in Waldorf on Wednesday afternoon with his father’s handgun.

We’ve been told the semi-automatic, loaded handgun was not placed in the gun cabinet, nor did it have the safety lock on, according to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office.

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27 January 2016 · Comments Off on “An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” · Categories: Gunnuttery

How is this not negligent homicide on the part of the parents?

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26 January 2016 · Comments Off on Uberreach (for It) · Categories: Gunnuttery, Too Stupid for Words

More stuff you can’t make up.

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26 January 2016 · Comments Off on “An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” · Categories: Gunnuttery

Politeness seals friendships.

“It appears to be a case of accidental discharge,” said Cheryl Wright Kunard, Douglas County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman. “We are reviewing the reports to determine if any laws were broken.”

The victim — whose name has not been released — suffered a single gunshot wound to the leg, Murphree said. . . .

Witnesses told police the suspect was holding the gun when it fired and hit the victim, Murphree said. She noted the suspect and victim know each other.

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25 January 2016 · Comments Off on “An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” · Categories: Gunnuttery

Another great moment in politeness:

A father and son were killed in a shootout with another man and his son at a gun store Saturday in Pearl River County’s Henleyfield community.

Pearl River County deputies responding to the shooting on Mississippi 43 about 3:15 p.m. found the store owner and his son dead in the store, Chief Deputy Shane Tucker said.

The owner’s wife was working at the store when two customers, a man and his son, entered to pick up a firearm that had been repaired.

“There was some contention about a $25 fee,” Tucker said.

The police are still trying to figure who did what in what order, but it’s clear that politeness triumphed.

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24 January 2016 · Comments Off on Boys and Their Toys · Categories: Gunnuttery

John Young cuts to the heart of the motivation for “open carry.”

When I was 10 I had a yo-yo. It was blue with marbled streaks of silver. At school we weren’t supposed to have yo-yos. But what’s the point of a yo-yo if one can’t show it off?

So I empathized with those who came to the Texas Capitol on New Year’s Day with fancy toys openly displayed on their hips and shoulders, from AR15s to the latest from the minds of Glock. Joyous they were. The fourth-graders had finally taken over.

He goes on to point out that there’s more to it; there’s also the bully factor. Follow the link for the rest.

In related news, there’s pistol porn on the Strip.

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24 January 2016 · Comments Off on “An Armed Society Is a Polite Society” · Categories: Gunnuttery

Politeness starts young.

A 2-year-old boy is hospitalized after he accidentally shot himself with a gun Saturday morning.

Dispatchers say the call came in around 12:30 a.m. The toddler accidentally shot himself with a gun in his home, located in the 2700 block of Edison Road in South Bend.

If he’s been packing, this wouldn’t have happ–oh, wait.

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