Our post about a Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America petition calling for Kroger stores to ban guns inspired a passionate debate about the pros and cons of openly carrying weapons in public places. The following response comes from someone who sees such policies as enhancing safety, not creating danger.
Andrew Emit Schabbing writes:
Too fucking sorry to say, but that's not your fucking decision, mom. And someone carrying a fucking gun in that store could be the reason you don't walk out of that store with bullet holes because some thug wanted to rob the place.... People are fucking stupid....
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