Pima County Prohibits Gun Tie Tack At Supervisors’ Meeting

On Tuesday, as Mark Spear, made his way into a meeting of the Pima County Board of Supervisors, he was stopped by security and forced to remove his machine gun shaped tie tack. Spear, affectionately known in southern Arizona as the Man In Black, had come to the meeting to challenge the Board’s proposed anti-texting ordinance.

Spear checked his small pewter Thompson submachine gun tie tack with security.

Later in an interview on the James T. Harris radio show, Spear said, “If the tie clasp could hold bullets, they would have to be .0045 caliber.

Listen to the interview here

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