GUN Man with gun under pillow forfeits licence

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    Man with gun under pillow forfeits licence
    http://fe22.story.media.ac4.yahoo.com/news/us/story/nm/20081125/od_nm/us_revolver_pillow
    BERLIN (Reuters) – A German man who slept with a loaded revolver under his pillow has lost his gun license after a court ruled it to be irresponsible behavior.

    The 56-year-old was stripped of his license for failing to store the weapon properly, Braunschweig administrative court judge Torsten Baumgarten told Reuters Tuesday. The gun was only discovered by chance during a police inspection.

    "His home was being checked because he had threatened to throw a hand grenade if the city council approved plans to build a high-voltage power line in his neighborhood,"
    Baumgarten said. "The decision to take his license was made independently."

    Baumgarten said the ruling, which sets a legal precedent in Germany, in effect outlaws sleeping on top of a firearm -- because the owner of the gun is not in control of the weapon and is therefore putting himself and others at risk.

    "Anyone could come along and take the gun away from him, his wife for example," Baumgarten said. The man, who also owned several other weapons, said he kept the gun under his pillow because he feared burglars.
     
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    that's how i sleep at night with my cw9 :run:
     
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    i dont put 1 in the chamber :ugh:
     
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    Does it really give you that much of an advantage vs on the night stand? I hope you at least put it in a holster.
     
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    On the night stand and in the holster.

    I sleep with my arm under my pillow.:hsugh:
     
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    yah it's holstered, i dont have a night stand
     
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    I go with the cloth covered magnet on the frame rail of my bed. Keeps the gun hidden but in quick reach.
     
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    I have a king size bed so when the GF is not staying over I keep my 12 gauge underneath a pillow on the other side of the bed. It just makes sense.
     
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    I like to cuddle up with my 12ga at night.
     
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    I'm joking. :mamoru:
     
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    sometimes i sleep with my 12ga, but not in bed with me. certainly not loaded
     
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    Under the pillow, pffft. I'm hardcore. I sleep with mine loaded and in my hand, finger on the trigger.
     
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    i sleep naked

    but i have a drop holster i wear
     
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    muzzle pointing away from my face. shells on the night stand
     
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    I sleep with my gun duct taped to my hand at night, flashlight taped to the other one.
     
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    I sleep with my back against the headboard, at a 90 degree angle, and keep my 12 gauge across my lap with proximity mines all around my bed.
     

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