Iread that article, and i figure if your mad enough at someone to stab them with a meat thermometer, your prob not going to hesitate to think if he has a CCW. Now if he was open carrying and he could see that he does that might be a different story.
Second if i was that person i don't know if i use a gun in a theater for that with it be so crowded u have to be real careful or your going to have some innocent ppl shot also.I think i prob grab my knife on that one.
For things like that i wish i wore boots more then shoes so i could carry a full size tactical knife in a sheath. since he was stabbed in his neck with the meat thermometer i take it the guy was prob sitting and the assailant prob was the one standing when he turn around to stab. So if i was standing i could of grabed my tactical knife just as fast as my gun or my pocket knife.
i know that he posted more to show ppl are fighting for CCW, but i just curious what others think about if you were in that situation. What you would of done. I been considering like i said earlier to start wearing boots so i can carry a tactical knife for things like that. Where yeah a gun prob be best, but in a dark crowded area i think i good enough with my knife to be confident enough to take on a meat thermo. Would you guys pull the gun and use it or would you take a bit more of a chance with a knife? while i think a gun yeah is a most threatening and might stop him but if he doesn't stop and you gotta use the weapon. You prob also have to take in that you might be a second delayed, b/c you gotta make sure your not shooting downward into the crowd. That second that you lose might make you better off with a knife where you don't have that issue of over penetration.