“The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism. But under the name of ‘liberalism’ they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program, until one day America will be a Socialist nation, without knowing how it happened.”

Socialist Party presidential candidate Norman Thomas

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

An armed populace won't be victimized

Down in Miami, citizens who have conceal/carry permits don't get robbed at Burger King....

The robber entered wearing a ski mask. He approached a clerk, showed his gun and demanded money, said Miami police spokesman Jeff Giordano.

A customer eyed him and the two started arguing. The customer had a concealed-weapons permit and his gun -- and the two exchanged gunfire.

The robber crumpled to the floor and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Who knows how many customers might have been killed if that hero hadn't put the robber down? Good for him.

I've said it before, and I'll say it again: where ever conceal/carry permits are obtainable by ordinary, law-abiding citizens, you have far less violent crime because the bad guys never know who's packing heat and who's not.


Ronald said...

Well, maybe his concealed gun was a good thing, and maybe it's mainly just a lucky happenstance. You've got to wonder IF he hadn't been either lucky or a good shot, WHO ELSE may have been killed that day :(

ed said...

So is your point that nobody should arm themselves in the hopes that the robbers will take what they want and not hurt anybody?

Tracie said...

If there were two Burger Kings side by side - one allowing weapons the other not - I'd pick the one that allowed it for my family.
I have to wonder if these people (the ones who object to guns) have ever been in a situation where someone tried to harm them. If they had, they might rethink their stance.

ed said...

Right you are Tracie, anti-gun liberals are actually pro-gun conservatives who haven't been robbed yet.