Popular Open-Carry Advocate Jailed For Gun Charges, Including ‘Endangering Safety’
February 17, 2014

Via Americans Against The Tea Party:

Twenty-four year old Dereck Simonsmeier of Schofield, Wisconsin is another self-proclaimed “responsible” gun owner who advocates for the “right” to openly carry a firearm anywhere he wishes and derides those who are made uncomfortable by the presence of a loaded weapon in a location where one would not expect to see it.  Less than a week ago he had a guest essay published in his local newspaper which quickly went viral on pro gun websites whining that he was asked to leave a Pick ‘N Save market when he refused to conceal the handgun he was openly carrying on his belt.  He now has s...

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