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Crime Plummets After QuikTrip Stores Add Good Guys with Guns
Breitbart ^ | 11/18/18 | AWR Hawkins

Posted on 11/19/2018 12:23:14 AM PST by LoicW

QuikTrip convenience stores added good guys with guns in Wichita, Kansas, and the results were so good that they are expanding the program to stores in other areas. The NRA noted, “After implementing the new strategy at its Wichita, Kansas locations and seeing success, QuikTrip, the massive gas station and convenience store chain said it would expand the policy to other stores.”

KWCH reports that the good guys with guns will be armed security, but QuikTrip also left the door open to armed clerks in situations where the clerks “have previous experience and necessary licenses.”

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TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; crime; gunlaws; guns; kansas; quiktrip; wichita

1 posted on 11/19/2018 12:23:14 AM PST by LoicW
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To: LoicW
But, but, but...

If you ask any gun grabber, no one is qualified to defend himself/herself/itself. Only police, those black gloved racist thugs, the ones lugging around 150 rounds of ammo that they are only supposed to use on legs and hands, are supposed to be permitted to put themselves between mere civilians and insensate Evul.

I'm confused...

2 posted on 11/19/2018 12:29:39 AM PST by jonascord (First rule of the Dunning-Kruger Club is that you do not know you are in the Dunning-Kruger club.)
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To: LoicW

Guam allows open carry.
You don’t see it very often but it is allowed.
I was in store the other day and the guy in front of me at the checkout had small automatic on his belt.


3 posted on 11/19/2018 12:34:46 AM PST by Fai Mao (There is no rule of law in the US until The PIAPS is executed.)
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To: LoicW

This is good news...”gun free zones” are an open invitation for crime and shooting sprees.

I’ve often wondered why convenience stores, liquor stores, etc., don’t do like some of the old west saloons did, and have a guy in the corner, sitting in an elevated chair, with a sawed-off, double-barreled twelve gauge to calm down the crooks and the rowdy cowboys.

Crooks take the path of least resistance, and they’re not going to even attempt to rob a store full of armed clerks.


4 posted on 11/19/2018 12:40:52 AM PST by FrankR ( You've got to stand for SOMETHING, or you'll fall for ANYTHING.)
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To: LoicW

Thanks Jonny.


5 posted on 11/19/2018 12:43:59 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: LoicW

First conservative gas station. We should give them our business and tell them to expand.


6 posted on 11/19/2018 12:44:59 AM PST by Salvavida
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To: LoicW

At $15 per hour 24-365, that’s $131,400 per store, per year.


7 posted on 11/19/2018 12:49:50 AM PST by fso301
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To: fso301

I never knew how horrible Wichita really is with crime until I became a regular listener of Broadcastify.

There is so much happening, that the police can’t be everywhere fast enough.

One of the walmarts stopped staying open 24 hours a day because it got so bad.

Quick trip is a frequent stop for drug trading, robbery, beatings, theft.

Certain ones in certain places usually have police guarding the place as soon as the sun begins to set. And they do one heck of a lot of business. It’s amazing how fast their service is!


8 posted on 11/19/2018 1:14:20 AM PST by PrairieLady2
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To: Fai Mao
I was in store the other day and the guy in front of me at the checkout had small automatic on his belt.

Legal, I saw the same at central New Hampshire restaurant.

Seated, with the small automatic exposed and tilted out, it appeared like a tempting "snatch" for a felon.

9 posted on 11/19/2018 1:40:35 AM PST by Does so (If Trump Colluded with Russians, Why Did Hillary Win The Popular Vote?)
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To: LoicW

This is NEWSWORTHY. Copy and disseminate at will everywhere. Trump should Tweet this.


10 posted on 11/19/2018 3:47:24 AM PST by LeonardFMason (426)
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To: fso301

That’s just wages. Much more for a fully burdened employee rate when everything else is considered.


11 posted on 11/19/2018 3:50:48 AM PST by ImaGraftedBranch (The love of many has grown cold. Come, Lord Jesus.)
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To: LoicW

The other fast food/gas station operators will complain that because the bad guys aren’t trying to rob the stores that have armed protection, that they are being robbed more often...and demand that they put down their guns {in the name of fairness}.


12 posted on 11/19/2018 4:02:33 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke all mooselimb terrorists, today.)
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To: FrankR
I’ve often wondered why convenience stores, liquor stores, etc., don’t do like some of the old west saloons did, and have a guy in the corner, sitting in an elevated chair, with a sawed-off, double-barreled twelve gauge to calm down the crooks and the rowdy cowboys.

We used to see guards like that in some shops in Nairobi.

13 posted on 11/19/2018 4:10:05 AM PST by BwanaNdege
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To: Fai Mao

My state Pennsylvania also allows open carry. Very rare that you see anyone open carry though. I work in New Jersey so I usually don’t carry at all. But I do shoot a lot, compete in competitions mostly steel challenge and the like. I consumed 11K rounds of 9mm so far this year that’s over 1000 rounds per month.


14 posted on 11/19/2018 4:56:29 AM PST by fatboy
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To: LoicW

I rarely hear much about people brandishing weapons in pawn shops or at gun shows. Same thing, knowing that many that are there are ALSO armed is a wonderful deterent.......a simple fact that the lib media conveniently overlooks.


15 posted on 11/19/2018 5:01:05 AM PST by V_TWIN (Contrary to popular belief Height does not = superiority.....physical OR mental.)
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To: Fai Mao

PA allows both open and concealed carry, with a permit required for each. I open carried on my nursery/gdn ctr, but I wouldn’t do it publicly, and only carry concealed. I carry a full-sized Kimber 1911 .45cal ACP w/ 230gr HPs.


16 posted on 11/19/2018 5:15:16 AM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: carriage_hill

Have you tried Glaser Safety Slugs? They are real Dracula killers, and since most R/T gunfights are at conversation ranges...


17 posted on 11/19/2018 11:52:32 AM PST by jonascord (First rule of the Dunning-Kruger Club is that you do not know you are in the Dunning-Kruger club.)
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To: jonascord

I used some of it in my old 2001 Glock G32 .357SIG, but sold all the ammo along w/ the G32, FED212 Galco Paddle Holster etc, years ago. Haven’t tried it in either of my 2012 Kimber 1911 .45cal ACPs, or 1975 Colt Trooper MKIII in .357 Magnum.

What are you shooting it from, and do you like it? I might have to get a couple of boxes and try it.


18 posted on 11/19/2018 12:38:20 PM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: carriage_hill
.45ACP Officer's Model Double Eagle. It's got a 3.5 inch long barrel, double action. I can carry it hammer down, and one in the pipe. The newer Glasers have a round nose, so they feed better.

BUT! They are dear. The last ones I bought were $20 for 6 rounds. I usually load one in the pipe, 5 in the mag, and the last 2 are Federal Hydrashoks. My backup mag is 7 Hydrashoks.

I hand load, so I practice with semi-wadcutters, a +P load. It saves a few dollars.

19 posted on 11/19/2018 5:28:03 PM PST by jonascord (First rule of the Dunning-Kruger Club is that you do not know you are in the Dunning-Kruger club.)
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To: jonascord

Good thinking.


20 posted on 11/19/2018 6:45:31 PM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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