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Thank you Brian he was trusted to carry a gun in the Vietnam War as a member of our armed forces but now the government is taking is guns away.
45 years after he shipped off toward popped up on the federal firearms analysts now.
Joining me to share -- story Vietnam the trader at ETMR straighter and thank you for your service.
Good -- questions let's talk with him.
So I understand -- that you have been a gun owner for many many years since coming home from the Vietnam War.
And then in 2008 your wife went to -- -- gift and what happened.
-- -- -- what I wanted to know what.
I got a phone call from ninety have -- -- -- -- -- not allowed to have any guns anymore due to a law in Maryland.
And I didn't understand it but he -- he would -- and he looked into for two weeks can figure out what was going -- but that's what I was told don't.
And so after more review you found out that because of a fist fight some sort of an altercation that you had more than forty years ago.
That that was now on your record and that's prohibited you from owning a firearm to I have that correct.
And what was your -- it.
Dismay and surprise I guess that was my main reaction I couldn't believe it.
To lose my rights is a bad thing all the way around I'm just don't understand that it was a misdemeanor charge a paid a hundred dollars and fine and a nine dollar -- cost supposedly was all over after that.
I think a lot of people watching this at home are saying but wait a minute.
He held a lot of firearms he went to war for this country he came back as a -- -- Why wouldn't -- be allowed to carry a firearm now.
-- financial and the -- of what do you do -- about this because I understand this is five years running now that you're trying to figure out exactly.
-- you get to the bottom of this and so are you lost some of the -- -- You say it.
My attorney is Alan.
-- and he is very good and -- it took my case pro Bono which was super nice of him but he should -- This is wrong I just can't believe there's a wrong I'll take -- case it's all right -- should -- -- I appreciate it.
What what happens if by chance you might need a firearm and self defense and you're not allowed to happen.
Pretty much same thing as anybody else.
What do you need Iraq finished what what's gonna happen if they haven't -- what he had it.
And it's just the way it is.
Well Jeff what we did reach out to the ATF they have declined to comment on this story no doubt because it's still.
Tied up in the legal system what your next move.
Enjoyed that to my attorney I believe he's just gonna continue your own position for the court -- wouldn't get this all cleared up.
I really don't feel like I did anything wrong actually before this all happened.
-- into the guy who had beaten me with a ball -- Want you guys -- -- launch.
And -- That's what I got in trouble is I -- so -- two weeks later on the street.
And that he jumped up and said -- you want some more not a punched -- -- those -- that could only needed one -- And that's unfortunate -- police for sit near the red lights are good -- and that's what happened on that end of the -- but told judge yes your honor I did hitting.
-- least -- told the -- right but now you're apparently -- pay import many people are going to be scratching their heads about this story today how you could be on the band.
List as a result of that will continue to -- your story Jeff thanks much for your service.
Thank you very much Chris appreciate it.
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