So some guy starts beating on your front door demanding you open it. He’s loud, obnoxious and pretty insistent that you’re going to open that door. Sixteen seconds after you first hear the beating on the door, he kicks open your front door and strolls on inside, still yelling profanity and maybe even some threats.
What would you do in this situation if it happened right now?
What are y’all doing in this situation?😳 pic.twitter.com/vgEva4yEHF— TXDeplorable (@Texas_Made956) March 8, 2023
Is your gun in a safe? Can you open your safe after an adrenaline dump? Even if you get into your safe, is your gun loaded? Remember, clock is ticking.
Oh, you don’t keep all of your guns in your safe, but the one that’s out is on the other end of the house? Sorry. Hope your family is safe while you run back to retrieve it.
Is your gun on your person? Well, that solves a lot of problems, now doesn’t it?
Want to buy yourself some extra time with passive measures? How about installing these on your door.
And one of these on your strikeplate:
Mounted with about 3″ or 4″ drywall screws.
That buys you a few more seconds – and a lot more jury appeal for what happens next.
Like in this case (not safe for work):