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postheadericon 4-Year-Old Dies After Looking For Candy In Grandma’s Purse, Finds Loaded Gun Instead

TAMPA, FLORIDA — Last week, a four-year-old girl died when she reached into her grandmother’s purse for a piece of candy.

Instead of finding a piece of candy, she found a gun, accidentally pulled the trigger, and shot herself in the chest.

“She just wanted some damn candy,” Yanelly Zoller’s father, Shane Zoller, 22, said according to The Tampa Bay Times.

“I was driving to pick her up with her bathing suit in my car to take her to the splash pads,” Shane Zoller recalled.

“When I pulled up, that’s when I saw all the police lights.”

Yannelly’s parents shared custody over their daughter, and her grandparents were integral to her upbringing until her passing.

“She was extremely close to them and would get so excited when she got to stay at her nana’s house,” Zoller said. “She was attached to her nana’s hip.”

He’s heartbroken.

“She loved to help daddy work on the car,” he said. “She would hand me tools. But she also really liked doing her makeup.”

There are two major things to take away here, and remember these lessons. That child’s life better damn well not be for nothing.

First of all, purse carry, for those of you who own purses, is not a good idea. That purse can get away from you a lot easier than a gun could in an on-body situation. Find another way to carry. That also applies to folks who carry off-body in another capacity. Backpack carry might not be your best option.

Second, and for the love of God, keep your firearms secure in the presence of minors.

We’ve said it before, but I’ll type that message over and over until my fingers fall off if it prevents even one incident of a minor getting into something that we’ll all regret.

Stay safe out there, folks, and make it safe out there for our kids, too. They’re counting on us.

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postheadericon Two Teens Were Looking For A Victim — What They Found Was A Concealed Carrier Instead

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — Two teenagers staked out a secluded, quiet block in Milwaukee to find themselves someone to rob. They waited and when a 36-year-old man drove up, presumably to go home for the evening, they moved on him. Go figure, they picked a guy who was also a concealed carrier.

According to FOX 6 News, 17-year-old Deonte Thomas was shot dead at the scene and his buddy, 18 years of age, was also shot but survived and was taken into custody. Both of them attempted to violently rob a man in the dead of night and both received exactly what was coming to them.

“…They were looking for trouble and they clearly picked the wrong guy — because he defended himself,” Alderman Mark Borkowski said.

We highlighted the part of the alderman’s speech to Milwaukee residents because the other parts are clearly going to show how little the average non-firearm-carrying resident understands about the realities of violence.

“…Be aware of your surroundings, and if you are targeted for a robbery, police say it is usually always the right call to give the crooks what they want (because they will likely flee as soon as you hand it over).”

Perpetual victimhood. Be a victim. Don’t fight back, man. Give the two violent teenagers, with a combined IQ of 75, all of your possessions and they’ll just leave afterwards.

Here’s where I divest from the party line.

Your defense is your problem. It’s not the police. It’s not the bad guy. It’s you.

If you’re attacked by two men in the dead of night, do you want to be the guy with the gun that fights back or do you want to be the guy in the hospital? That’s the choice.

This weird idea that somehow bad guys don’t hurt people if they don’t fight back is both dangerous and perpetrated by people who refuse to take responsibility for their own lives.

How did Deonte Thomas decide it was a good idea to ambush a dude at 10:30 p.m. at night in a secluded section of the city?

He was sitting home, doing his physics homework, contemplating life on other planets and decided, “gee, I bet if my buddy and I go jump some dude, everything will work out just fine!”

Makes perfect sense, right? Astrophysicists usually start their career with violent felonies. It’s a very clear cut path between beating a man for his possessions in the dead of night and curing cancer.

Don’t take my word for it. If you run up against some guys that want your things or just want to beat you, you get to make that decision and no one else. This concealed carrier decided he wasn’t going to be a victim that night. That’s a deeply personal decision that I respect.

It only happens if you get that permit, get the gun, carry it everyday, and refuse to just sit down and take whatever some violent idiot wants to throw your way. It’s not cowardice to run from a fight but it is cowardice to lay there and get beaten or shot because you don’t want to take responsibility for your own life.

Stay safe. Do call the police. Do carry concealed everyday, everywhere. Don’t be a victim.

Concealed Nation

postheadericon Fast Acting Convenience Store Clerk Saves Own Life By Taking Robber’s Instead

ORANGE PARK, FLORIDA — When an armed suspect entered a convenience store, one concealed carrier knew he had seconds to determine if he was friend or foe. The clerk, who has a permit to carry a concealed handgun, saw a man park in front of the store and leave his car running, he suspected something nefarious was brewing. By the time the suspected robber revealed he had a loaded handgun, the clerk drew his pistol and shot him center mass.

According to the Florida Times-Union, the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased has been identified as 29-year-old William Kyle Smith. The incident was captured by video surveillance at the scene but has not been released to the general public. The clerk had his name withheld from the story on account of his lawful use of a handgun in protecting himself and stopping the commission of a violent felony.

This happens only two weeks from an internet cafe clerk having to use deadly force to protect himself from an armed robber and nearly two months from another incident at a gas station nearby. In that incident, both the clerk and the suspect were shot.

Concealed carriers — and especially clerks working behind the counter — in the state of Florida seem to need that everyday carry gun more and more.

In this particular case, the clerk is not expected to be charged with any crime but the gas station’s management has withheld comment.

This is an increasing reality of life or death situations. Small clues, such as a man quickly pulling up in his car and jumping out with a gun, only give us mere seconds to respond.

Believe it or not, that’s not a lot to go on when you’re contemplating whether or not you need to use deadly force to protect yourself. One thing is for certain, this clerk refused to be a victim.

That only happens when the concealed carrier makes a conscious decision to carry everyday, everywhere legally possible. At a place like a convenience store, it just makes sense to protect yourself and those around you. This guy did it right. While we hope no one else will need to, we know it’s going to happen.

Why not prepare for it? Carry concealed everyday.

Concealed Nation

postheadericon Nemucod is back and serving an ad-clicking backdoor instead of ransomware

The trojan downloader Nemucod is back with a new campaign. However, it has changed the payload served to its victims – ransomware is not its go-to malware.

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postheadericon Fake apps on Google Play tricked users into paying instead of delivering promised followers

ESET has discovered eight fake applications on Google Play, which were promising to boost the number of followers on users’ social network profiles. Our security software is detecting these as Android/Fasurke.

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postheadericon Tombstone Re-Enactment Goes Sour — Fellow Actor Shot By Idiot Who Didn’t Check His Gun, Fired Live Rounds Instead Of Blanks

TOMBSTONE, ARIZONA — If you’ve ever seen Tombstone (1993), you’re probably a fan of the loosely-based historic gunfight which occurred in OK Corral between Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and a bunch of rowdy vaqueros.  Well, a group of onlookers were … Continue reading
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postheadericon [CCW IN ACTION] Teenager Puts Gun In Driver’s Face, Demands Sunglasses — Gets Bullet Instead

DETROIT, MICHIGAN — A 17-year-old boy is listed as being in critical condition after he tried to rob a concealed carrier at gunpoint.  The event took place late Wednesday afternoon in Detroit’s east side.  A young father who was working … Continue reading
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postheadericon Use dictation instead of typing.

To dictate text anywhere you can type, tap on the keyboard, then speak. Tap Done when finished. Tap  again to continue dictation. You’ll need to speak punctuation to add it. For example, “I’m so excited exclamation mark.” You can even say “smiley” to insert a smiley face.  
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