Another Victory for the Good Guys! (WI Open Carry Judgment)

Discussion in 'The Constitutional & RKBA Forum' started by Silencer, Mar 9, 2010.

  1. Silencer

    Silencer Well-Known Member,0,3242474.story

    Racine man wins $10,000 judgment from city, police dept after arrest for openly carrying gun
    By Associated Press
    3:10 PM CST, March 8, 2010

    RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A Racine man arrested after openly carrying a holstered gun on his porch has won a $10,000 judgment from the city and two police officers.

    Frank Hannan Rock and a gun-rights group sued the city and officers in January in federal court.

    The Journal Times in Racine says Hannan Rock claimed he was improperly arrested for obstructing justice in September. He was carrying a gun and refused to give his name or other information to police investigating a complaint of shots fired. He was never charged.

    The lawsuit also challenges Wisconsin's Gun Free School Zone Act, which restricts gun possession within 1,000 feet of a school. The plaintiffs say the act is too restrictive for gun owners. Plaintiffs' attorney John Monroe says Monday that this part of the lawsuit is pending.
  2. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

    Jul 10, 2009

  3. One little step at a time but the victory's are slowly adding up in our favor.
  4. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    The tide is turning in our favor.
  5. Haligan

    Haligan Well-Known Member

    Feb 25, 2008
    FEMA Region II
    if anybody tells you, "we can't win the many battles we are fighting." You just tell em' "YOU WATCH TOO MUCH TV !"

    Trust me WE CAN WIN !!!!!
  6. Hardballer

    Hardballer New Member


    Wisconsin Carry

    among others for this win. These guys started the law suit with no backing.

    They can use donations to keep this great work going for all of us. What happens in Wisconsin can translate to positive changes in laws everywhere.

    I think it is $15 to join and $100 to become a founding member of something truly great.
  7. pickenup

    pickenup Active Member

    $10,000 will buy a bit of ammo. :D
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