Skip to comments.Housewives and older people getting handgun permits
Posted on 02/04/2013 3:51:32 PM PST by digger48
Kokomo Whether its paranoia or people just wanting to be prepared, more and more people are arming themselves lately.
In the wake of the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., President Barack Obama proposed a package that includes banning assault weapons, requiring background checks on all firearms purchases and limiting ammunition magazines to 10 rounds.
Those proposed changes have resulted in an upsurge of people wanting to arm themselves, officials say.
But the numbers tell the story.
In January, the Howard County Sheriffs Department processed 151 handgun permits compared to 34 last January. In Miami County, the request for permits surged from 40 in November to 108 in December.
(Excerpt) Read more at kokomotribune.com ...
And when it comes to whos seeking permits, its a variety of people.
Weve seen a lot of housewives and older people apply for permits, she said. We had an 83-year-old woman recently apply for a lifetime permit.
The old girl’s one of those bottle half full folks.
I wonder why some people find it surprising that our “seasoned” citizens and housewives would want to protect themselves? Do they think that somehow a little snow on the roof or a stay at home lady is too stupid to learn how to properly use a gun? Of course, it does give more meaning to meatloaf night... “do you feel lucky, punk? Say something bad about my meatloaf.. I dare ya”. LOL!
My wife has had a pistol for years.
She knows how to use it also.
In Wyoming you don’t need any permit.
“My wife has had a pistol for years..”
I bet you LOVE her meatloaf. LOL!!!
Yes I do love her meat loaf.
I’ve been loving it for over 50 years.
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