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A-Z Challenge: L is for Leann Rudler

Leann Giles swept into the kitchen, her hand tight around the now empty tray. She liked her job, was thankful her distant cousin, Amber, had been able to give her the position when she’d needed something after leaving her husband. 1,157 more words


JusJoJan: Day 29 - Ghost

Welcome back for day 29 of Just Jot It January. Today’s prompt is ghost, brought to us by Barbara.

I don’t write about ghosts. 830 more words


Decent New York Times Article on Detroit Home Depot Vigilante Tatiana Duva-Rodriguez

I don’t always read New York Times articles even on topics of interest to me because they are frequently so biased, but a colleague forwarded me… 576 more words


Michigan Home Depot CPL Shooter: Exceptional But Increasingly Likely?

I have written a couple of times previously (here and here) about the idea that some who have licenses to carry concealed weapons today extend their role beyond the right of self-defense to a DUTY TO PROTECT others, including strangers. 309 more words


The Broadened Duty to Protect Strangers and Jennifer Carlson's Citizen-Protector Model

I have mentioned the work of sociologist Jennifer Carlson many times before (here and here), including noting with excitement that her book on gun carrying was published recently. 732 more words

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