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Nurses Who Love Guns?

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Are you now suggesting nurses carry guns to work? This is absolutely illegal. What is wrong with you?

lol no, I said law abiding... with a ccw though, couldn't you carry to and from work?

Here is an interesting take on the subject from another thread, where they're admitting to carrying at work, or did I get that wrong?:

https://allnurses.com/nursing-activism-healthcare/concealed-carry-as-811973.html

I have my CC permit. I keep Bessie in the car. She goes to work with me (at a clinic) and has been known to make an appearance when there's a threat against myself, my staff, or others, during which time she sat on my desk, out of range of patients. The rest of the time she stays in the car.

My boss is fully on board and supportive. When you do pain management, you can't be too careful.

ETA: I always carried Bessie, in the car, even when I worked hospital. Management knew, and no one ever said boo about it.

Either way, I'd never encourage anyone to do anything illegal. Nice try at trolling though. ;)

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I don't "love" guns, but i enjoy shooting mine. I would really like to do more sporting clays, skeet, trap etc. Ammo is expensive though, so I have switched over to target archery the last year.

I was having a hard time getting 22 mag ammo the last few years, so I'm feeling ya on the cost front. I buy just a couple boxes at a time and shoot very little, but more deliberate target practice.

Sporting clays would be cool. Never done that before, but I sure can hit a canada goose! :)

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Wow, it sure doesn't take much to get some people fired up on this site. One thing I wish people would understand is that just because someone owns firearms doesn't make them an ultra-conservative, Alt right, gun nut who thinks the world would be better off with guns, guns, and more guns.

I spent eight years in the Army and had the opportunity to experience everything from the standard M16 to the M2 Browning .50 cal. Personally, I only own two firearms; a Glock 23 for protection and a Ruger SR22 for recreational shooting. Fortunately, .22 LR rounds are much easier to come by now than in the past.

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I have a little bit of everything. Love shooting. It keeps me sane on the days off.

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Wow, it sure doesn't take much to get some people fired up on this site. One thing I wish people would understand is that just because someone owns firearms doesn't make them an ultra-conservative, Alt right, gun nut who thinks the world would be better off with guns, guns, and more guns.

I spent eight years in the Army and had the opportunity to experience everything from the standard M16 to the M2 Browning .50 cal. Personally, I only own two firearms; a Glock 23 for protection and a Ruger SR22 for recreational shooting. Fortunately, .22 LR rounds are much easier to come by now than in the past.

I think people are getting upset because this guy just popped up out of the blue with posts entitled "Healthcare is Not a Right" and now this one. He's clearly picking inflammatory topics.

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The nurse who founded Allnurses shot his family and himself. No I do not like guns. You are a provocateur. I will suggest administrators move this post to the break room under politics.

That's such a heavily-censored topic on this site that I wouldn't expect anyone to be aware of it. In fact, I'm shocked (and impressed) that your post has survived thus far.

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I find my range time very therapeutic. I do have a CCW. I have 2 guns with me at all times ( not in my work facility). Guns are but one of many weapons. Just look at cars and the idiots behind the wheel. Knives are dangerous. Fists are pretty dangerous as well. Quite the little merry go round.

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Plenty of nurses enjoy firearms, but I think less than the average population. While 3 out of 5 households in the US have guns, gun ownership rates among men are ~50% higher than women and nurses are ~90% female.

Of course, you are going to get some emotional responses on this topic...

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I don't "love" guns, but i enjoy shooting mine. I would really like to do more sporting clays, skeet, trap etc. Ammo is expensive though, so I have switched over to target archery the last year.

Sweet! My daughter is a competitive archer. I'm very proud of her. :)

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I think people are getting upset because this guy just popped up out of the blue with posts entitled "Healthcare is Not a Right" and now this one. He's clearly picking inflammatory topics.

No, it's actually true, people on this forum are mega sensitive. I'm sorry, it's true. If you said I was some rude jerk... fine, but all I did was create a topic. lol

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I think people are getting upset because this guy just popped up out of the blue with posts entitled "Healthcare is Not a Right" and now this one. He's clearly picking inflammatory topics.

You may very well be correct. In that event, I think it's important to remember rule number one when it comes to internet message boards; NEVER feed the troll. People like that enjoy creating social discord and take great pleasure in knowing others are annoyed or angered by their posts. The only way to deny them that pleasure is by ignoring them altogether. Don't get sucked into their game and I guarantee you they will eventually take their antics elsewhere.

Now, I am not saying this individual is or is not trolling. But for those that are convinced he is, responding with anger is giving him exactly what he wants.

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