When Honesty Equals 3.5 Years

A third generation US Marine was arrested recently in New York City for voluntarily approaching Empire State Building Security – to check in his legally registered .45 caliber Ruger.  28 year old Ryan Jerome now faces the possibility of up to 3 and a half years in prison for carrying a registered weapon…  read the full article

Is this how we treat our American heroes?

“Ryan Jerome is neither a criminal nor someone with an illegal gun,” his attorney, Mark Bederow, said in an interview with FoxNews.com.

“It’s plainly obvious to anyone who looks at the facts and circumstances of this case that he made an honest mistake and was looking to follow the New York laws and be responsible,” Bederow said. “He tried to be careful – that’s the irony here.”