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PA delegate to pack heat at RNC: What could possibly go wrong?

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A Republican delegate, who recently prompted controversy over a church's Muslim sign, plans to take a Glock 9mm to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland later this month. What could possibly go wrong?

Matthew Jansen, who is also a Spring Grove school board member, said he's applying for a license to carry a firearm.

Delegates will not be allowed to have weapons inside the convention, set for July 18 through 21 in the Quicken Loans Arena. But some plan to arm themselves outside of the convention center during the week, Pennsylvania news outlet NewsWorks has reported.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

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