Written by Jude Terror
on Wednesday, July 02 2014 and posted in News with Benefits
Another blaster incident in Kansas as activists demand stricter blaster control laws for stormtroopers.
Source: The Wrap
A man dressed as a storm trooper caused a commotion in Salina, Kansas this week when a local business owner called 911 to report the man after mistaking his BlasTech Industries E-11 blaster rifle for an AK-47. According to a report from The Wrap, Christopher Burns was actually filming videos for Vine, where he posts as Stormtrooper Sam, and not searching for two droids suspected of carrying plans for an experimental weaponized space station.
Police officers cautioned Burns about being responsible while carrying a blaster in public. Though open carry laws in Kansas mean that it is legal to walk around with the gun, whether it's an E-11 or an AK-47, fashion police are looking into whether charges can be brought against Burns for Star Wars cosplay outside a comic convention or movie premiere. As a public service, The Outhouse has compiled this easy to use guide for Kansas residents to hopefully avoid this type of confusion in the future:
BlasTech Industries E-11 Blaster Rifle
AK-47 Type 2
Hopefully this clears things up. We'll keep you updated.
Support our sponsors:
We get it. You don't feel like signing up for an Outhouse account, even though it's FREE and EASY! That's okay. You can comment with your Facebook account below and we'll take care of adding it to the stream above. But you really should consider getting a full Outhouse account, which will allow you to quote posts, choose an avatar and sig, and comment on our forums too. If that sounds good to you, sign up for an Outhouse account by clicking here.
Note: while you are welcome to speak your mind freely on any topic, we do ask that you keep discussion civil between each other. Nasty personal attacks against other commenters is strongly discouraged. Thanks!
About the Author - Jude Terror
Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. A certified trash eater ruining the pristine field of comics journalism with his sarcasm and goofiness, Jude Terror is secretly friendly and congenial, so if you've got a complaint, why not just bring it up to him instead of subtweeting like a jackass, jackass? You can find him on Twitter or try your luck with an email, but keep in mind that he is notoriously unreliable and may not get back to you right away. Unless you want to send him free stuff, in which case he'll get back to you immediately.
More articles from Jude Terror