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Man: Bringing gun to airport a political statement

• Associated Press
.... "I am a peaceful political activist and my purpose in walking around the airport with my AR-15 rifle was entirely political in nature," Steinmetz said at a news conference with his attorney. "I am also an educated and responsible gun owner. ... As I was making this political statement, I was careful not to disturb or endanger anyone.

"At all times, I was extremely careful to ensure my firearm was never pointed at anyone. ... The safety was engaged at all times," Steinmetz said.....

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Comment by Powell Gammill
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http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/08/05/arizona-brain-scientist-in-phoenix-airport-flap-says-he-was-making-a-political-statement/ (Reuters)

http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/story/26194797/2014/08/04/doctor-who-brought-rifle-to-airport-says-he-didnt-do-anything-wrong (FOX)

http://www.kpho.com/story/26196263/neuroscientist-says-ar-15-not-pointed-at-anyone-at-sky-harbor (CBS)

http://www.azfamily.com/news/Man-says-AR-15-not-pointed-at-anyone-at-Sky-Harbor-269910491.html

http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/central-phoenix/peter-nathan-steinmetz-says-ar-15-not-pointed-at-anyone-at-sky-harbor (ABC)

Comment by Powell Gammill
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