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Response to djean111 (Reply #4)

Mon Aug 20, 2012, 08:18 AM

9. As a Floridian you have a higher chance of getting struck by lightning ...

then being shot by a person with a concealed weapons permit (unless you are attacking him with the intention of seriously incurring or killing him.)

You state:

It would be awesome if people with guns only shot other people with guns, but that is not how it seems to be working out.

Does that mean that you do not consider a person armed with a knife or club to be dangerous? Do you believe that I should take on a much younger man in good physical condition with only my fists, knowing that he intends to seriously injure me? (I have degenerative disc disease in my back and am a candidate for a hip replacement and am also 66 years old.) Let's suppose that I am far younger and in good physical condition but find myself attacked by several other individuals, should I try to pretend that I am Bruce Lee?

Let's suppose that I am a small female who finds herself attacked by a much stronger and larger male rapist? Should I submit and try to enjoy the attack when I have a legal firearm to defend myself?

Edited to add:

In Florida you can't legally carry a firearm in a bar even if you have a concealed weapons permit.

The 2012 Florida Statutes

Chapter 790


12)(a) A license issued under this section does not authorize any person to openly carry a handgun or carry a concealed weapon or firearm into:


12. Any portion of an establishment licensed to dispense alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, which portion of the establishment is primarily devoted to such purpose;

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