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T.O. owns a pair of guns that are perfectly legal

12:44 PM Wed, Dec 03, 2008 | Permalink | Yahoo! Buzz

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T.O. called Plaxico Burress' self-inflicted bullet wound and ensuing legal woes "an unfortunate situation." T.O. can guarantee that he won't ever have any gun-related issues.

"These are the only guns I carry, right here," T.O. said, flexing and smacking his biceps.

"I've never really had a reason to carry a gun. You know what I mean? I don't feel like my life is threatened, even though a lot of people don't like me."

T.O., who checked with agent Drew Rosenhaus (who also represents Plax) to make sure Burress would be OK after hearing the news of the nightclub shooting, understands that the security of NFL players is a serious issue. He just doesn't think that carrying a gun is the best way for players to protect themselves.

"When I go out, I'm not ignorant or na

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While that's an amusing quote, he's full of **** when he says he doesn't feel threatened, being that I just read a piece in ESPN The Magazine about his personal bodyguard - the guy who carries a gun on behalf of TO...

http://sports.espn.go.com/espnmag/story?section=magazine&id=3578348

6 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW...

...ABOUT BEING A PERSONAL PROTECTION SPECIALIST

by Carlos "Pablo" Cosby, Bodyguard for Terrell Owens

1. WE'RE NOT JUST RANDOM MUSCLEHEADS.

"Yes, I'm 6'3", 300 pounds, but I went to VTI & Associates in Las Vegas for executive-protection and firearms education. To stay fit, I work out four times a week and do cardio and MMA training. It helps sharpen my mind and teaches me how to take a punch."

2. DANGEROUS ISN'T THE WORD I'D USE.

"I focus on keeping away unruly fans and paparazzi and watching for threats. Anyone approaching him has to get by me first. I can't recall a situation in which I really had to get physical. In the end, the job is 85% mental

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I was just suprised to hear that he doesn't carry any firearms. Good for T.O. The problem really isn't that he shot himself or that he wants to carry a gun for protection. The problem is in N.Y. you need to have a concelled weapons permit. Not really all that hard to get. Plax broke the law. Unfortunately it was one that the penalty is mandatory 3.5-15 years in prison.

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I was just suprised to hear that he doesn't carry any firearms. Good for T.O. The problem really isn't that he shot himself or that he wants to carry a gun for protection. The problem is in N.Y. you need to have a concelled weapons permit. Not really all that hard to get. Plax broke the law. Unfortunately it was one that the penalty is mandatory 3.5-15 years in prison.

Actually it is very tough to get a permit in New York City. My dad used to have a pistol permit and had to get screened, fingerprinted, background checked and show a legitimate need.

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I was just suprised to hear that he doesn't carry any firearms. Good for T.O. The problem really isn't that he shot himself or that he wants to carry a gun for protection. The problem is in N.Y. you need to have a concelled weapons permit. Not really all that hard to get. Plax broke the law. Unfortunately it was one that the penalty is mandatory 3.5-15 years in prison.

yea your right but still even if you have your concealed weapons permit you cant bring a gun to a crowded place especially where they serve alcohol.. i have my CWP and carry a gun sometimes but i NEVER EVER bring it to a club or resturant.. i kep it in the car :D

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Actually it is very tough to get a permit in New York City. My dad used to have a pistol permit and had to get screened, fingerprinted, background checked and show a legitimate need.

yea that not very hard to get done it just takes time.. backround check and finger prints only take 5 days at the most

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you are right, down here in the south people just put guns on a gun rack in their trucks. I remember when I was in highschool, kids would bring their guns to school during hunting season and go hunting before school. It wasn't really a big deal. I also remember when they changed the rule before I graduated. A lot of the redneck kids were really pissed. I would think that pro athletes could get a cwp easy by saying it was for protection. Which I'm sure they are enough idiots out that see a pro athlete and think I'll piss him off, get slugged a few times and make a few 100 g's.

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"These are the only guns I carry, right here," T.O. said, flexing and smacking his biceps.

"I've never really had a reason to carry a gun. You know what I mean? I don't feel like my life is threatened, even though a lot of people don't like me."

Paging Ryan Clark: We got a hostile ensurgent headed our way.

:D

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you are right, down here in the south people just put guns on a gun rack in their trucks. I remember when I was in highschool, kids would bring their guns to school during hunting season and go hunting before school. It wasn't really a big deal. I also remember when they changed the rule before I graduated. A lot of the redneck kids were really pissed. I would think that pro athletes could get a cwp easy by saying it was for protection. Which I'm sure they are enough idiots out that see a pro athlete and think I'll piss him off, get slugged a few times and make a few 100 g's.

uhhhh...you can do that in nys too with a shotgun.

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I understand there are differences in opinion about gun control. In this case though Plax is lucky he didn't shoot his b*lls off or kill someone in the club. Drinking in a crowded night club is not the right place to have a glock stuck down your pants and he deserves what he gets because of how irresponsible he was.

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yea your right but you can easily bull**** your way out of that question they dont ask for proof.. and its probably way easier to get the permit in Florida than NYC because they just dont giv a **** down here lol

That's an easy question?

What could you possibly need one for?

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yea your right but you can easily bull**** your way out of that question they dont ask for proof.. and its probably way easier to get the permit in Florida than NYC because they just dont giv a **** down here lol

That is absolutely true, some parts upstate (Florida) it is presumed you have a gun. It is amazing the difference in each states rules regarding guns. If Burress had the same situation down south he would not have nearly the same legal problems he now faces.

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While that's an amusing quote, he's full of **** when he says he doesn't feel threatened, being that I just read a piece in ESPN The Magazine about his personal bodyguard - the guy who carries a gun on behalf of TO...

http://sports.espn.go.com/espnmag/story?section=magazine&id=3578348

Likes he says, he ain't packin no piece. Ain't sayin nuttin bout his bro. :biggrin:

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Actually it is very tough to get a permit in New York City. My dad used to have a pistol permit and had to get screened, fingerprinted, background checked and show a legitimate need.

Thank you, I thought it was just me thinking this way. Even upstate it's hard. You have to jump thru major hoops and expense to get one. Thank God for Georgia. ;)

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That's an easy question?

What could you possibly need one for?

Self defense.

Criminals dont give a crap about gun laws or anything.They pack heat. If they go to prison or to the chair its no big deal to them.

Its better to have a pistol and not use it, then need a pistol and not have it.

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Even if he had a CCW permit he still broke the law MANY times.

1) If you have a CCW you can't bring a weapon into a place that serves alcohol.

2) If you have a CCW you can't carry a weapon if you are drinking (not sure if he was or not). .001 is enough to break the law in most states if you are carrying.

3) If you have a CCW you can't openly brandish your weapon unless there is a legitimate physical threath against you (and even then you can't shoot somebody unless they have a weapon).

...and he flat out was fooling around with his gun. Glocks have a dual trigger and an internal safety and are just aout impossible to set off if dropped. Also... WTF did he have a bullet in the chamber. He had to rack the slide first to put one in the chamber unless he is traveling with one in the chamber which isn't all that smart on its own.

Oh... and for people who think getting a CCW is easy in NY city it isn't. NYC is about the most difficult place to get a conceal permit there is.

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Target shooting. :P

Self defense.

Criminals dont give a crap about gun laws or anything.They pack heat. If they go to prison or to the chair its no big deal to them.

Its better to have a pistol and not use it, then need a pistol and not have it.

Target shooting.

Gun collecting.

Competitive shooting.

Self Defense.

And what do any of those have to do with a concealed weapon?

You can make the self defense argument, but that means that everyone has the identical 'reason' for a concealed weapon. And then there would be no reason to have the requirement.

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