• Gov. of US Virgin Islands authorizes National Guard to seize arms and ammo.

    Ahead of Hurricane Irma the Governor of the U.S. Virgin Island has activated the National Guard to seize arms, ammunition, explosives and incendiary devices.

    U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed an emergency order allowing the seizure of private guns, ammunition, explosives and property the National Guard may need to respond to Hurricane Irma.

    Mapp signed the order Monday in preparation for Hurricane Irma. The order allows the Adjutant General of the Virgin Islands to seize private property they believe necessary to protect the islands, subject to approval by the territory’s Justice Department.

    Mapp issued an emergency declaration Tuesday and mobilized National Guard units to prepare for the massive storm.
    http://dailycaller.com/2017/09/05/vi...urricane-irma/


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    1. PursuePeace's Avatar
      PursuePeace -
      I see no problem with this.
      The most effective way of battling a hurricane is shooting it. duh.
      They need all the guns and ammo they can get.
    1. sparebulb's Avatar
      sparebulb -
      Am I wrong to assume that the National Guard already has a sufficient supply of guns and ammunition?

      If not, this might actually be a nice place to live.
    1. Swordsmyth's Avatar
      Swordsmyth -
      We must prevent property owners from harming looters at all costs.
    1. CaptUSA's Avatar
      CaptUSA -
      Wow - talk about never letting a crisis go to waste!


      They can't seriously believe people are going to peacefully give up their guns right before they're going to be the most useful, can they?! This could get really, really ugly.
    1. bunklocoempire's Avatar
      bunklocoempire -
      I do solemnly swear, that I will collect a paycheck and follow orders.
    1. phill4paul's Avatar
      phill4paul -
      Quote Originally Posted by CaptUSA View Post
      Wow - talk about never letting a crisis go to waste!


      They can't seriously believe people are going to peacefully give up their guns right before they're going to be the most useful, can they?! This could get really, really ugly.
      Well, the good news is that ALL firearms must be registered in the V.I. so it shouldn't take too long to round them up.
    1. CaptUSA's Avatar
      CaptUSA -
      Quote Originally Posted by phill4paul View Post
      Well, the good news is that ALL firearms must be registered in the V.I. so it shouldn't take too long to round them up.

      Lol. Funny.

    1. jkr's Avatar
      jkr -
      I guess the Constitution does not apply in US territories.
      good to know!
    1. shakey1's Avatar
      shakey1 -
      ... & after the storm has passed, their guns will promptly be returned, right?... am I right?
    1. Wooden Indian's Avatar
      Wooden Indian -
      Quote Originally Posted by shakey1 View Post
      ... & after the storm has passed, their guns will promptly be returned, right?... am I right?
      If memory serves, something similar happened during Katrina. Several firearms went unrecovered including some antique valuable ones.
    1. shakey1's Avatar
      shakey1 -
      Quote Originally Posted by Wooden Indian View Post
      If memory serves, something similar happened during Katrina. Several firearms went unrecovered including some antique valuable ones.
      bastards
    1. Matt Collins's Avatar
      Matt Collins -
      Will the military follow his illegal order?
    1. oyarde's Avatar
      oyarde -
      Quote Originally Posted by jkr View Post
      I guess the Constitution does not apply in US territories.
      good to know!
      Or within about an hours drive of canadian and mexican border or within that from ea coast . Most Americans live in a constitution free zone is what I hear.
    1. oyarde's Avatar
      oyarde -
      Quote Originally Posted by Matt Collins View Post
      Will the military follow his illegal order?
      How does the virgin islands even have National Guard ?
    1. phill4paul's Avatar
      phill4paul -
      Quote Originally Posted by oyarde View Post
      How does the virgin islands even have National Guard ?
      They are the far west of U.S. holdings. The Nazi's could have U-Boats there right now.
    1. oyarde's Avatar
      oyarde -
      I would like to know how many explosive devices they have on the registry .
    1. phill4paul's Avatar
      phill4paul -
      Quote Originally Posted by Matt Collins View Post
      Will the military follow his illegal order?
      I have yet to hear The Adjutant General BG Deborah Y. Howell respond...



      or Chief of Staff Col. Linda Cills...

    1. oyarde's Avatar
      oyarde -
      On the bright side . Chopping up the first looter with an axe or something is more effective visually for the others . Desperate people do not always seem to mind getting shot . They watch tv and do not think it will hurt . I would go with some flaming arrows too . The smell of burnt flesh is a good looter deterrent .
    1. Dr.3D's Avatar
      Dr.3D -
      Quote Originally Posted by oyarde View Post
      Or within about an hours drive of canadian and mexican border or within that from ea coast . Most Americans live in a constitution free zone is what I hear.
      From what I've been seeing, the whole darned country is already a constitution free zone... they seldom seem to think about it anyway.
    1. osan's Avatar
      osan -
      Hooboy...

      Time to bury the guns, save one or two which are to be hidden in other ways. Then tell the guardsmen to $#@! off when they come knocking.

      It would appear the governor is ripe for a good, sturdy, and vicious beating.


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