(The Blaze – Jason Howerton)
Army Master Sgt. C.J. Grisham, the decorated vet arrested last month after “rudely displaying” his rifle while on a hike with his 15-year-old son, was still without his firearms on Thursday. Police in Temple, Texas are holding onto his AR-15 (and .45.-cal. pistol) until his case is resolved, and as you know, the wildly popular rifles aren’t cheap to replace.
But on Friday, Black Rain Ordnance, a Missouri firearms company, graciously offered to give Grisham his choice of any AR-15 rifle at a significantly discounted price — free.
“When we heard about his situation, it was obvious that his rights were trampled on,” Charlie Spires, the gun company’s co-founder, told TheBlaze at the 2013 NRA Convention in Houston on Friday. “Then we hear that they basically confiscated his weapon and he can’t get it back — what can we do? That the was the next question we asked.”
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Spires said there were some suggestions of “throwing some t-shirts at him,” but the company wanted to take it a step further. “Ultimately, if they’ve taken his rifle and we are a firearms manufacturer, why not give a rifle to him?”
“I’ve got goosebumps just thinking about it,” Grisham told TheBlaze after learning he would be getting a free rifle. “It’s completely unnecessary… I don’t even have words for it.”
Spires confirmed that the Army vet can “flip through the catalog and pick whichever AR-15 he wants. So, Grisham made his way down to the company’s vendor booth on the convention floor and went shopping….
Read Full Story: TheBlaze.com
Phoenix is the Co-Founder of DontComply.com, ComeAndTakeItAmerica.com, and host of the Don't Comply Radio Show.
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