Daily Archives: July 24, 2009

A shot at the bar?

A lot of things pair well with drinking – watching sports, eating peanuts/pizza/burgers/pretty much anything, dancing – but handguns?  Really? 

Two states, Tennessee and Arizona, have recently passed legislation making it ok to carry a concealed weapon into a bar.  The new laws in both states stipulate that armed bar patrons must refrain from drinking.  If the weapons are concealed, how will the bartender know who to serve and who not to?

The Colbert Report has produced a spot-on assessment of this situation by profiling one of Tennessee’s political leaders, Doug Jackson.  Check it out:

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