This is a discussion on I Haven't Had a Good Rant In Some Time within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by JohnKelly It's not clear who/how you were disarmed.... first, the poster Miggy above who asked about assault charges may be on track. ...
I watched an interesting pice on women and firearms on PDTV theother night. They were at Gunsite. The female instructor said if a woman can cut a watermelon or a chicken bone she can rack a slide it is just a matter of technique. Very interesting observation.
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Try to grab a cop's gun and see what happens. I'm afraid I'd have reacted in much the same way the cop would have. He'd have been on the floor trying to figure out if he was ever going to see again out of the eye I just jabbed my thumb into. But then, I'm a senior citizen. I can get away with things a big strong young guy can't.
Did this happen at another gunshop?
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and maybe a good long nap. Some days, it seems like the world piles it on, doesn't it, Lima.
I find that hitting the heavy bag for half an hour usually makes things better, too!
(just don't get punchy w/ JD!)
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Sorry you had to go through that. Reminds me of a story, a few years ago I was deployed to Kuwait. I was working with some Saudi's nationals; we were doing some site surveys on a newly constructed area. We were guarded by a few Army troops and then they had a shift change. Well two of the newly posted guards were female. The Saudi's were in disbelief. They asked me how we can trust females with firearms. I quickly told them, I trust them more than you and why don't you try and mess with them. The fact that females are looked down upon and not trusted in the middle east isn't too hard to believe. When it happens in America, thatís another story...I feel sorry for the BG who doesn't think my wife can defend herself; she's a hell of a shot with a 357Mag...I dare say maybe even better than me.
limatunes has a true Top Gunner mentality and mindset.
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Not allowing guns to be carried in a place of business may be their right but grabbing you is quite another matter. I believe it's called assault. Someone should lose his job over that. Just reading about it p----s me off big time.
And for those that don't know, Limatunes is a she, and is also my wife
She was "disarmed" by the fact that the OWNER of the property does not want employees to carry in the shop, the shop is ran by the owners sons, one of whom carries
The "man" (using the term loosely) did not remove her pistol, after the incident she took her lunch and left Wilson at home.
I wish she would have shoved an elbow through this guys sternum.
The bottom line is that the owner is an old, crotchety, ******* who doesn't like women, and is probably scared to death of a woman that can make him feel inferior. For now she has to play by their rules to keep working, but if the owner ever so much as lays another hand near her he's going to have to deal with me or a sexual harrassment suit, probably the latter as I would smash him to pieces and end up facing some serious charges.
They aren't getting any of our money that's for sure, and as soon as we settle in a little more I have the feeling that Lima will be looking for another job in the future.
We're still looking into the possibility of opening our own shop, we're actually looking at locations and will be starting a business plan shortly.
Let's see how they like them apples!
I just say you do some smashing to pieces.
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Ok, now I understand a bit more. It sounded as if her gun was taken away from her -- instead she was asked to disarm by her boss.
I had originally read the post as someone taking her gun away. I should have realized if that had been the case the subject would not have been "I Haven't Had a Good Rant In Some Time", but instead "Had To Shoot Someone Today".
Since she's an employee that changes the dynamics of the situation. Since the owner is clearly against women owning guns, you could always refuse to sell any firearms to women - I'm sure he won't mind the drop in sales.
I hope your plan to open your own gun store comes to fruition. There is a *huge* mostly untapped market out there of women who want to protect themselves but can't come to terms with owning/carrying a gun. LimaTunes sets a great example of a woman who carries the means to protect herself with confidence and grace.