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Chicago military museum MIGHT allow gun display....
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http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/05/15/exe...-firearms/

Quote:What’s a military museum without firearms of yesteryear?
Chicago Alderman Edward Burke introduced an ordinance last week that would allow museums in the Windy City to possess and display unloaded guns classified as “curious or relics” after learning that the Pritzker Military Library and other city museums are currently banned from including them in exhibits. If passed, the museum’s president and CEO told FoxNews.com it would allow its estimated 15,000 annual visitors to see a significant World War II artifact personally returned stateside from a now-deceased U.S. Army officer.

“Alderman Burke heard our story about this and really came to the same conclusion we did – there’s really no clear code for museums,” Ken Clarke said Tuesday. “And because of the lack of clarity, we haven’t taken any chances. So rather than hope for the best, we wanted to do this properly.”

A German Walther PP 7.65-mm. handgun donated to the museum by relatives of U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William P. Levine — one of the highest-ranking Jewish generals in American history — is currently kept in a safe along with a dozen other handguns at a gun range in suburban Lombard, where they are exempt from the Chicago Firearms Ordinance, Clarke said.

Levine, who obtained the semiautomatic pistol from a Nazi officer during World War II, was among the first Allied soldiers to liberate the Dachau concentration camp in 1945. His relatives donated his uniform, military papers and artifacts, including the handgun, to the Pritzker Military Library following his death at age 97 in March, but the historically significant firearm remains outside Chicago limits and away from visitors’ eyes.

Gosh, Chicago is stupid. They'll show scary x-rated movies in the local theaters, but an old antique gun is too scary to display in a museum? What a bunch of nutcases.

I hope they will go ahead and display those guns, so they can complete these historical exhibits as deserved.
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Well what the hell do they think helped defeat the Nazis, hope and change? From now on anybody I meet who is from Chicago, I am going to assume they are a fucking idiot until they prove otherwise.
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They don't even STORE the guns at the museum! They're in a safe OUTSIDE the city limits!!!! You'd think they were some sort of biohazard or something....ebola?! I bet they have ebola samples in the city limits, actually, now that I think about it....in some lab. But noooo antique guns....
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RugerGirl;101651 Wrote:They don't even STORE the guns at the museum! They're in a safe OUTSIDE the city limits!!!! You'd think they were some sort of biohazard or something....ebola?! I bet they have ebola samples in the city limits, actually, now that I think about it....in some lab. But noooo antique guns....

The BIOHAZARD is common sense... God knows we wouldnt want ANY of that in Chicago.....
You want to take my guns away ???? SCREW YOU ............
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