I wish I’d sent you the L.A. Times link from a couple of weeks ago that backed up my assertion that the gun laws in Tombstone, Arizona Territory, during the Battle of the O.K. Corral 130 years ago were much tougher than anyone in Arizona (D or R) would dare contemplate today.
When you rode into town, you had to turn in your guns at the Grand Hotel or at the Sheriff’s office until you were ready to ride out. Concealed weapons were forbidden by city ordinance.
So Pima County Sheriff Dupnik’s reference to Tombstone and the O.K. Corral wasn’t out of place.
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He cleaned up the country,
The old Wild West country,
Let order and justice prevail,
And none can deny it:
The legend of Wyatt
Forever will live on the trail.
Wyatt Earp, Wyatt Earp…