Sure seemed to stop the man who STABBED two people.
Thread: My 10 yr. old gets it.
The wife and I decided to come off the hill and take the kids to the mall of America yesterday, first time, won't go back, anyway we were walking into the mall and on the entrance is a sign posted, NO GUN ALLOWED.... My 10 yr. old looks at the sign and asks " hey daddy don't they allow open carry in the mall", I turned to her and said "no honey they won't allow me to open carry", she paused for a moment, looked up at me and asked "why, do they want people to die?" I was the proudest father in the mall yesterday, she gets it. Life is good.
Last edited by protias; 07-24-2010 at 10:12 PM.
No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. Thomas Jefferson (1776)
If you go into a store, with a gun, and rob it, you have forfeited your right to not get shot - Joe Deters, Hamilton County (Cincinnati) Prosecutor
I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians. - George Mason (father of the Bill of Rights and The Virginia Declaration of Rights)
In my explorer, the hatch acts as a roof. Since I transport it in the hatch... @v@ lol.
I just looked at the website, you cannot wear a "bullet proof vest" either... Real or "simulated". Wow...
I'm glad those signs mean nothing in MN. I'm assuming you have your MN permit and CCed while you were there. I too carried last time I went there, and I won't ever go there without a gun.
Although I think all mall security guards should carry guns, that is one mall that security REALLY should carry guns. Too big of a mall and it's just asking for a mass shooting with those "No Gun" signs.
The more people that exercise a right more often, the more difficult it will become to deny that right.
Any child who at the age of 10 understands that restrictions on personal firearms for the lawful defense of person, family, and property is only inviting such crimes, is a treasure and will be a great asset to our cause in the future.
My personal advice to you John - keep raising that kid right. Then, before going to the Mall of America again, get a non-resident Utah CFP and cover your weapon at the WI / MN border and lawfully carry concealed in MN (and 28 other States).
My cats support the Second Amendment. NRA Life Member, NRA Instructor: Pistol, Rifle, & Personal Protection - NRA Certified Range Safety Officer, Utah BCI Certified Concealed Firearm Permit Instructor.
"Permission Slips" from Utah, Pennsylvania, Nevada, Arizona, and Florida. _ Verily, thou shalt not fiddle with thine firearm whilst in the bathroom stall, lest thine spouse seek condolences from thine friends.
i don't have any kids age 10, but i can say my 13 year old gets it, and embraces it.
She understands at age 10 because she doesn't have parents that feed her a lot of propaganda about the reality of the world. She has parents that teach her the truth about both the good and the bad in the world. If done right the innocence of youth need not be destroyed by such truthful teaching. So many kids are 'protected' from reality but are really being put in much danger by being forced to live in a land of make believe.
I would rather have my daughter prepared to defend herself from someone intent on committing a personal crime against her than having her world crumble around after being confused and defenseless from such an attack. Until that time she can defend herself, well then she needs to know I and Mom are ready and able to defend her from the real threats against her person.
Well after one just 1 Octoberfest weekend I hung up my badge and flashlight, drunk people and criminals have very little respect for a badge if it is not backed up with a GUN.
"I have a long held belief that a man cannot have too many books, too many wines, or to much ammunition"