Question about shooting sign.

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  1. gun runner

    gun runner Former Guest

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    I dont know which forum section I should put this in so I just posted it on General Discussion.I was in a restaurant and I seen this sign that said "NO TRESPASSING, Violators will be shot and survivors will be shot again" . I want to put this sign on my gate to my farm. Is this legal?
  2. Maine04657

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    Sure you can post it. I have much more direct ones on the gate at the end of my driveway.
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    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Sure, I have a sign in front of my house that has a silhouette with holes in it and it says "nothing inside is worth dying for".
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    Thanks, Im going to buy it tommorow :D . The restaurant agreed to sell it to me because they actually have two of the metal signs and I offered them $50 for one because I just wanted the sign so bad.
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    I dont know why not.I saw a sign I liked on a guys Door and it said We dont call 911 and it had a picture of a big revovler underneath it.
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    haha :D
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  8. Country101

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    You should be able to buy them a lot cheaper....
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    Mine says

    trespassers shot
    survivors eaten
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    I'm a retired gunsmith, not a legal eagle, but just to be absolutely, definitely, postively legal (which I'm sure it is), I'd make absolutely, definitely, positively sure the sign's inside your property line. Your property, your sign, you can do whatever you want with it. Anyone inside the property line uninvited is a potential tresspasser - assuming they're uninvited and you don't want them there, and they were suitably warned.
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    There legal. The only thing is, and I know it's not right just a matter of fact is IF you ever have to shoot someone on your property, expect the prosecutor to use it against you. I've heard of it happening before.
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    I could imagine how they would
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    It's kinda like the beware of dog signs. If you have those and the dog bites, they are going to say you knew it was dangerous and didnt do anything about it, so therefore it is your fault even if the dog was provoked. So put a smiley on the sign so you can say it was a gag..... It's harder to get you if it is humor(even if it aint really..... :D )
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  14. wv hillbilly

    wv hillbilly Well-Known Member

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    i think if you check your state laws , you can not shoot a person for trespasssing
    i remember my dad telling me he was shot, in the 40s for trespassing .
    a woman in an upstairs window shot him as he was going through a fence to ask directions where he was at .
    he returned fire hitting the woman in the face with a load of #4s.
    it went to court and he was awarded a settlement for being shot in the back. no charges where pressed against dad.
    you can post most anything on your property, does that make it legal? i dont know
    i do know if you have a sign that says beware of dog , even if it is one of those little lap dogs, your telling the public you have a vicious dog. i know for a fact about that one
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    Correct wv hillbilly. I know in Ohio if you shoot for tresspassing, your going to go play with Jerry Sandusky.
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