By now, you all are probably aware of the story of the 12-year-old girl perforating the home-intruder through the bathroom closet door, but have you heard her response to the incident?
"When I had the gun, I didn’t think I was actually going to have to shoot somebody," the 6th grader recalled. "I think it’s going to change me a whole lot, knowing that I can hold my head up high and nothing can [...]
I swear, people, you are just impossible to reach… I have shown the "extremist" behavior that can result from women taking responsibility for their security, I have brought your attention to the fabrications employed by those looking to arm women, I have documented made-up women who were supposedly enjoying firearms, I have even illustrated the dangers of recreational firearm use, and yet you still will not listen to the simple fact that guns are "bad [...]
I like to ramble on about how open carry is not such a big deal to most people, and how it is becoming surprisingly mundane for such an out-of-the-ordinary activity, but, as is often the case, other folks do a much better job illustrating the point than I manage to:
Special thanks to NancyR for loaning me her Sweet Daughter for an afternoon during the 2011 NRA Annual Meeting. We ate brownies, got free [...]