Skip to comments.P320 Enty: Federal Reciprocity Now!
Posted on 06/23/2014 8:02:16 AM PDT by Q-ManRN
My four small children and I were headed to my parents house in Illinois when my daughter uttered those five words every parent on a road trip hates to hear, I have to go POTTY!
When we returned to the van I noticed that the man had opened the side door of his van that was nearest mine and was standing in front of it. In order to put my baby in his car seat I would have to turn my back on the man standing 2 feet from me in the creepy van.
Had I been in my home state of Missouri my attitude would have been more one of oh hi creepy guy. I sincerely hope you have the very best of intentions or you will have just made a very serious miscalculation.
As I tried to break a world record for fastest time strapping a baby in a car seat, I felt him entirely too close to my back.
My phone that I had in my hand beeped at me. A message from my soldier friend currently deployed to Afghanistan. His picture- in uniform and holding a weapon- popped up on my screen. Mr. Creep was close enough to me to see it and for some reason took a step back.
I immediately got in and locked the door, my hands shaking and explained what had happened to my friend who felt helpless on the other side of the world.
I couldnt defend myself. There was nothing I could have done. Im so angry, I said.
There is simply no good argument against federal reciprocity. My CCW should cover me in all 50 states.
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Great story from a female CCW holder traveling in Illinois illustrating why we need national reciprocity for CCW permits.
If she’s so worried about getting her baby in the van, then why take the time to check her IM’s?
She was probably getting ready to call 9-1-1 in order to get a police officer. This is what happens when we disarm vulnerable people. You have to depend on the police.
Why not go back in the store? After very obviously taking a photo of Creepy Guy and his Victim Van?
I will not stop in the state of IL. I buy gas in IN, and MO while arming or disarming myself. I will not give a dime of my money to the state of IL if I can help it.
Go back in the store and ask someone to escort you to your car. Another customer or a store employee would do just fine to keep this potential threat from becoming an actual attacker.
I think just going back into the store after taking a picture with your cell phone then acting like you were calling 911 would scare off any creeper. And if you waited a while and he still didn’t leave, call the cops for real.
“I am good with my gun. All of them. Im no threat to anyone who isnt a threat to me or my children. I have a God given right to protect myself and my children. Hindering my ability to do so is absolutely unacceptable. I am no less a responsible gun owner when I cross the border into Illinois as I am in Missouri.”
So why weren’t you packing heat? ESPECIALLY as a parent who’s responsibility is to protect her children? Why do you place unConstitutional edicts and fairy tale rules above you and your family’s safety and lives?
So now we have to ask PERMISSION? To hell with that and any one standing in the way. Yep, you too “law” man.
ATM’s and gas station locations, while traveling, especially at night, are places YOU GO ARMED.
At the end of the day, people have a decision to make. The bottom line is, anything can happen, no one is going to protect you in small fragment of time when trouble comes calling.
Going into such non-permissive areas one needs to have plans and scenarios. Bring along a attache case with padlock or a metal locking travel gun case to throw hardware in if stopped by law enforcement. Safe passage law. Keep your mouth shut, answer nothing, consent to no searches in case of vehicle stop while traveling on roads in such states. Pay cash at diners, gas stations, no tracking if an “incident” should occur at these places, and if it does happen, no witnesses and leaving the scene is optimal.
Again, this is not a debate, some people will never disarm, and those that try must be equally willing to accept death.