People carrying firearms openly have racked up a significant number of settlements for police overstepping their bounds. In this latest case, the city of Bellingham, Washington has agreed to pay $15,000.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - Lawyers say Bellingham has agreed to pay $15,000 to a man who was threatened by a police officer for wearing a holstered gun in a city park.The police officer pointed his gun at the citizen who was not breaking any law. Second Amendment activists who exercise their rights are winning these cases by being scrupulously law abiding, polite, and recording their interactions.
Several settlements have been reached in Michigan.
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