They sound like a bunch of swell guys. It's interesting that if you go back in time just a little bit, these characters were among the law-abiding gun owners we keep hearing about. In fact, they would have certainly fit nicely into my 10% theory.
Detroit -- An Adrian firearms dealer linked to the Hutaree militia case has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Detroit.
Walter L. Priest, 52, is charged with possessing a rifle with an obliterated serial number in an indictment handed down Tuesday and filed today in U.S. District Court in Detroit. It's a five-year felony.
Priest is the firearms dealer whose investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives prompted outraged e-mails and other Internet postings from members of an accused radical militia group called the Hutaree, according to court records and interviews.
What do the pro-gun folks say about this? Is it that guys like this actually make an insignificant part of the whole? Is that it? Are we quibbling over percentages? Or is there another take on it?
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