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‘My Parents Open Carry’ – a 2nd Amendment lesson for kids – has liberal heads exploding
Biz Pac Review ^ | August 3 2014 | Cheryl Carpenter Klimek

Posted on 08/03/2014 1:34:16 PM PDT by PoloSec

(See Site for Tweets and Video Book Trailer)

A children’s book published by the co-founders of Michigan Open Carry portraying a family day out while the parents sport holstered handguns has liberal tongues wagging all over the Internet.

“My Parents Open Carry” was written by Brian Jeffs and Nathan Nephew to provide an overview of Second Amendment rights and the practice of openly carrying firearms. The book is described this way on its website:

“Come join 13-year-old Brenna Strong along with her mom, Bea, and her dad, Richard, as they spend a typical Saturday running errands and having fun together. What’s not so typical is that Brenna’s parents lawfully open carry handguns for self-defense. The Strongs join a growing number of families that are standing up for their 2nd Amendment rights by open carrying and bringing gun ownership out of the closet and into the mainstream.”

The book has sparked controversy among liberals, drawing criticism in online outlets as well as social media.

Raw Story made its point of view obvious when posting this headline over an article on the book: “’My Parents Open Carry’ kid’s book portrays day in the life of ‘typical’ gun nut family.”

Elizabeth Law, children’s books editor and publisher made several postings mocking the book on Twitter, such as these tweets:

A DemocraticUnderground.com discussion board displayed comments posted by members, including these:

This would [be] comforting if we lived in a post-Apocalyptic zombie-filled world. But we don’t.

These open carry folks are either paranoid or mistakenly think that gun gives them some power over their lives.

I feel for any kid brought up in that environment/culture. The long-term consequences won’t improve our society.

After a spirited debate, the site blocked further comments due to the thread being “off topic” in the general discussion forum.

Americans Against the Tea Party headlined its article about the book, “‘My Parents Open Carry’ the Children’s Book for Kids with Insane Ammosexual Parents!,” calling it a “new piece of children’s insanity.”

Jeffs and Nephew wrote the book because they “looked for pro-gun children’s books and couldn’t find any,” with a goal of providing a “wholesome family book that reflects the views of the majority of the American people,” according to the book’s website.

Maybe that’s because publishers like Elizabeth Law would have nothing to do with such a topic.

Watch the video trailer for the book here:


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; michigan; opencarry
Tweets and Video Book Trailer:

http://www.bizpacreview.com/2014/08/03/my-parents-open-carry-a-2nd-amendment-lesson-for-kids-has-liberal-heads-exploding-136269

1 posted on 08/03/2014 1:34:16 PM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

if we lived in a post-Apocalyptic zombie-filled world

These comments obviously come from someone who has
never been on foot in various parts of our urban environment.


2 posted on 08/03/2014 1:39:33 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: PoloSec

“This would [be] comforting if we lived in a post-Apocalyptic zombie-filled world. But we don’t.”
Oh. Really? You obviously don’t follow politics.


3 posted on 08/03/2014 1:39:55 PM PDT by jim999
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To: PoloSec

Lefties hate it when you use their own propaganda methods against them.


4 posted on 08/03/2014 1:48:43 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: tet68

Given the increasingly rabid behavior of the left, open and concealed carry seem quite wise.


5 posted on 08/03/2014 1:50:06 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: PoloSec

Liberal gay people love making us feel uncomfortable.

We need to learn from them.


6 posted on 08/03/2014 1:53:06 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: PoloSec

Anyone want to bet that this will never be used for a textbook like “Heather has 2 momies” or “Daddy’s special friend”? I’ll give you great odds on the bet!


7 posted on 08/03/2014 1:54:47 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun free zones?)
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To: gaijin

I think liberals should just flee from Michigan, preferably to someplace far away from the North American continent.


8 posted on 08/03/2014 1:55:26 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: tet68

It’s also the very kind of world the America and American hating Mahdi and the disbarred Moochelle are fanatically, every day and every way trying to impose on us.


9 posted on 08/03/2014 1:56:05 PM PDT by libstripper
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To: PoloSec

I have always wondered why leftists are so scared of guns. I think it’s because they don’t want people to be able to resist the state.


10 posted on 08/03/2014 2:07:44 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: PoloSec
“This would [be] comforting if we lived in a post-Apocalyptic zombie-filled world."

Or something worse...like Chicago.

11 posted on 08/03/2014 2:19:25 PM PDT by circlecity
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To: ozzymandus

They have no problems with guns. They only want to disarm their intended victims


12 posted on 08/03/2014 2:19:56 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: PoloSec
...bringing gun ownership out of the closet and into the mainstream.

Love it! "Out of the closet." LOL. Up next..."bringing gun ownership out of the shadows."

13 posted on 08/03/2014 2:44:29 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: cripplecreek
Here's the Liberals view of a raising children. Imagine 49% of the next generation,
and how totally messed up they will be when War comes knocking.


14 posted on 08/03/2014 3:09:50 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: PoloSec
"This would [be] comforting if we lived in a post-Apocalyptic zombie-filled world. But we don’t. "

That's true- We live in a pre-Apocalyptic zombie-filled world. That's why I carry.

15 posted on 08/03/2014 3:13:42 PM PDT by matthew fuller (This is MUSLIM TERRORIST AWARENESS MONTH.)
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To: ozzymandus
I have always wondered why leftists are so scared of guns. I think it’s because they don’t want people to be able to resist the state.

I believe you are correct and have thought this way for decades.

Leftists, while mouthing off about tolerance and love, actually want everyone to be in lockstep with them and if not they want those "heretics" to be either thrown in jail for life or executed.

They hate guns because they know we will not only resist but win, and we will win. If they try to go all out to subjugate us they will reap a whirlwind they cannot yet comprehend.

16 posted on 08/03/2014 4:40:12 PM PDT by OldMissileer
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"..only Spartan women give birth to real men"




Thank God for the real men who founded this country,
and for the real men who continue to sustain it

Please join the 300 by donating $100

17 posted on 08/03/2014 4:41:12 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: gaijin

Wait till the find out both of Heather’s two mommies have CCW permits.

Diversity NOW!


18 posted on 08/03/2014 4:45:10 PM PDT by bajabaja (Too ugly to be scanned at the airports.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

they work to get your stuff criminalized, blacklisted, banned, censored.


19 posted on 08/03/2014 5:20:02 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: PoloSec

The lib/prog types think that teaching a child to safely and responsibly handle firearms makes them potenial killer? OK then, using this logic, does providing them sex ed make them potential prostitutes and porn stars?


20 posted on 08/03/2014 5:46:53 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: ozzymandus; PoloSec
I have always wondered why leftists are so scared of guns. I think it’s because they don’t want people to be able to resist the state.

Oh it’s more than that.

They think that the average citizen can’t be trusted with a fire arm. They might lose control of themselves and kill someone like those cops in NYC did that nice cigarette salesman.

They worry that a citizen with a firearm might accidentally shoot someone like that cop in the subway a few years ago did when he shot the teenager sitting on the floor of that subway.

The Leftist simply don’t believe that you’re average citizen has the training required to safely handle firearms in public.

21 posted on 08/03/2014 11:54:52 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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