Older Texans are armed and ready — even into their golden years

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Older Texans are armed and ready — even into their golden years

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Post by bblhd672 » Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:14 pm

Listen to your elders.

Seriously.

They might just be packing heat — in Texas, anyway.

Texans between 50 and 59 are the most likely age group to have a License To Carry a handgun in the Lone Star State, according to a Star-Telegram review of Texas Department of Public Safety data.

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Post by Tex1961 » Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:23 pm

That's because were don't have the speed or strength of youth to back us up anymore.
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Post by crazy2medic » Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:58 pm

My dad use to tell me Don't mess with an old man because he's to old to fight and he'll just shoot you instead!
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Post by Smokey613 » Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:50 pm

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Post by Pawpaw » Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:50 pm

crazy2medic wrote:My dad use to tell me Don't mess with an old man because he's to old to fight and he'll just shoot you instead!
The way I always heard it was like this:

Don't mess with an old man. He's too tired to fight and too old to take a butt whoopin', so he'll just kill you.
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Post by Grundy1133 » Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:47 pm

I'm 30 but I carry because my fists don't fly at 1200 feet per second so they won't do much against someone who has a gun...
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Post by Jeff B. » Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:46 pm

IIRC from the article, last year 28% of those getting their LTC were female. I think that's a good number and an indication that self defense and personal protection are not only male interests.

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Post by anygunanywhere » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:27 am

Don’t forget to put on your Sunday best so everyone will know you are a true believer in the Second Amendment. Sunday best means colonial era dress and powdered wig to go along with your musket because that is what well regulated means.
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